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

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£84 - £105

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Bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carmarthen National Express

£10 - £14

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Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle 207.6 miles

£30 - £50

London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle by train and walk

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Kidwelly Castle is around 4h 11m and covers a distance of around 212 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Transport for Wales, the London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle service departs from London Paddington and arrives in Kidwelly Castle. Typically 78 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

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

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle train and walk schedules

London Paddington Station → Kidwelly Castle
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The cost-effective way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle is to bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Kidwelly Castle. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Kidwelly, Spar via London Victoria Coach Station and Carmarthen, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Kidwelly via Swansea. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Kidwelly Castle is 179 miles. The road distance is 207.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle without a car is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £80 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle, including transfers.

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

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle 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 Kidwelly Castle is to train which takes 4h 32m and costs £80 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 7h 49m.

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  • Distance: 178.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Kidwelly Castle, 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 Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle 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 Kidwelly Castle is 208 miles. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from London Paddington Station to Kidwelly Castle.

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