There are 5 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen

$141 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

$29 - $41

3 alternative options

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen

$133 - $250

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the train from Hereford to Carmarthen

$148 - $227

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen 258.7 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen is to bus which costs £21 - £35 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Carmarthen is 196 miles. The road distance is 258.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport and arriving at Carmarthen via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen. However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Carmarthen via Birmingham New Street and Hereford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Carmarthen, Wales?

You can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Lancaster Gate Underground Station, London Paddington, and Swansea in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Carmarthen via London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 10 min.

Train operators
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
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 London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
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 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 Hereford to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
CrossCountry
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Stansted Airport to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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

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