There are 4 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen

£110 - £160

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Bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carmarthen National Express

£11 - £14

2 alternative options

Night train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the night train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen

£110 - £160

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen 181 miles

£30 - £50

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen is to bus which costs £11 - £14 and takes 8h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St station and arriving at Carmarthen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Carmarthen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Carmarthen is 143 miles. The road distance is 181 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs £110 - £160.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen takes 5h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen.
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  • Distance: 142.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Carmarthen, Wales?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen every 2 hours. Tickets cost £110 - £160 and the journey takes 5h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carmarthen once daily. Tickets cost £11 - £14 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

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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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Bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to Carmarthen
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8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
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National Express

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen is to train which takes 5h and costs £110 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £14 and takes 8h 37m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Carmarthen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Carmarthen.

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