There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen

$121 - $236

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Bus via London Victoria Coach Station  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carmarthen National Express

$31 - $39

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Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen

$113 - $236

Bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X11 / ...

$58 - $84

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen 230.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cardiff (CWL) LGW - CWL
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Carmarthen

$76 - $338

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Carmarthen via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Carmarthen via Reading and Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Carmarthen is 186 miles. The road distance is 230.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen is to train which takes 5 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from London Gatwick Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 185.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Carmarthen, Wales?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen via Reading and Swansea in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Train from Reading to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen is 230 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen.

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KLM, Thomas Cook, Aer Lingus and four other airlines offer flights from London Gatwick Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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