There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Carmarthen by train, bus, night bus or car

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 10 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen

$116 - $229

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 27 min

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

$19 - $25

3 alternative options

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen

$108 - $224

Night bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway (Newport Railway Station) M7
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Carmarthen

$59 - $128

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Carmarthen 212.5 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Carmarthen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Carmarthen is 181 miles. The road distance is 212.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from London Victoria to Carmarthen, including transfers.

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London Victoria to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Carmarthen is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 27 min.

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London Victoria to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Victoria to Carmarthen is 213 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to drive from London Victoria to Carmarthen.

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There are 470+ hotels available in Carmarthen. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 181.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Carmarthen, Wales?

You can take a train from London Victoria to Carmarthen via Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, and Swansea in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
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 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $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
$26 - $40
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 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
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
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 Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway (Newport Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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