There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 38 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

$127 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride 200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reading to Carmarthen National Express

$37 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Newport, Kingsway 201 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cwmbran to Carmarthen

$81 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

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

$45 - $75

Fly, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$76 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen is to bus which costs £28 - £40 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen is to drive which takes 3 h 47 min and costs £35 - £55.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Carmarthen is 297 km. The road distance is 369 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at Carmarthen via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 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 38 min.

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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 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Carmarthen via Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride and Reading in around 7 h 35 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 Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Cardiff via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
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 Reus
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Bridgend to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Cwmbran to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
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
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Reading to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Newport, Kingsway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com

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