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

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Train  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£84 - £105

2 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station O to Kidwelly, Fishermans Arms X11

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly 207.3 miles

£30 - £50

London Paddington Station to Kidwelly by trains

The train journey time between London Paddington Station and Kidwelly is around 4h 11m and covers a distance of around 211 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Great Western Railway and Transport for Wales, the London Paddington Station to Kidwelly train service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Kidwelly. Typically 78 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 11m
Fastest train time:
3h 25m
Trains per week:
78
Cheapest price:
£84
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:23
Last train departs at:
22:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Kidwelly train schedules

London Paddington Station → Kidwelly
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Kidwelly. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Kidwelly, Fishermans Arms via London Victoria Coach Station and Swansea, Bus Station O. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Kidwelly via Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Kidwelly is 179 miles. The road distance is 207.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly without a car is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £80 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly, including transfers.

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

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £80 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h 7m.

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  • Distance: 178.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly via Paddington Rail Station, Victoria, London Victoria Coach Station, Swansea Bus Station, and Swansea, Bus Station O in around 8h 7m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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
First Cymru
Phone
+44 1792 57 22 55
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station O to Kidwelly, Fishermans Arms
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
First Cymru

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly bus services, operated by First Cymru, arrive at Kidwelly, Fishermans Arms station.

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Kidwelly is 207 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly.

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