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There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Llanelli by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli

$85 - $166

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Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Llanelli 183.6 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Llanelli is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Llanelli is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Llanelli. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Llanelli via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Llanelli is 131 miles. The road distance is 183.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Llanelli without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £65 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Southampton to Llanelli, including transfers.

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Southampton to Llanelli train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Llanelli train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Llanelli station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Llanelli is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Southampton to Llanelli.

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  • Distance: 131.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Llanelli, Wales?

You can take a train from Southampton to Llanelli via Cardiff Central in around 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Llanelli
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55

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