There are 5 ways to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Llanelli to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$17 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 111 bus, bus, line 63 bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 111 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) X10
  3. Take the line 63 bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street 63

$9 - $18

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Llanelli to Porthcawl 33 miles

$70 - $100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Llanelli station to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station) and arriving at Porthcawl, John Street via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Llanelli and Porthcawl is 24 miles. The road distance is 33 miles.

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The best way to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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Llanelli to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, arrive at Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station).

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Llanelli to Porthcawl bus services, operated by First, arrive at Porthcawl, John Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Llanelli to Porthcawl is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Llanelli to Porthcawl.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Porthcawl. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Llanelli to Porthcawl.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Llanelli, Wales and Porthcawl, Wales?

You can take a bus from Llanelli to Porthcawl via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Llanelli to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Llanelli, Bus Station (Llanelli Island Place Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach South Wales
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea Bus Station to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Llanelli to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$70 - $100
UberX
$70 - $100
Exec
$90 - $130
UberXL
$100 - $140
Taxi from Llanelli to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Andy's Taxis
Phone
+44 1554 741373
Matts Taxis Llanelli
Phone
+44 1554 757757

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