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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Betws by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£86 - £108

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Bus  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

£16 - £20

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Drive  •  3h 28m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Betws 202.3 miles

£30 - £45

London Paddington Station to Betws by train

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Betws is around 4h 47m and covers a distance of around 215 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Transport for Wales, the London Paddington Station to Betws train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Ammanford. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 47m
Fastest train time:
3h 29m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
£86
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:48
Last train departs at:
20:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Betws train schedules

London Paddington Station → Betws
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Betws is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Betws is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Betws. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Ammanford, St Michael & All Angels` Church via London Victoria Coach Station and Swansea, Bus Station O. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Betws. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Ammanford via Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Betws is 165 miles. The road distance is 202.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Betws without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs £85 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from London Paddington Station to Betws, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Betws bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Betws train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Betws is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs £85 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 7h 57m.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Betws.
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  • Distance: 165.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Betws, Carmarthenshire, Wales?

First Great Western Service operates a train from London Paddington to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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London Paddington Station to Betws bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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London Paddington Station to Betws train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Betws is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from London Paddington Station to Betws.

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