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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Carmarthen

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Carmarthen cover the 55 miles (88 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Carmarthen.

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Carmarthen

Travel by train to Carmarthen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Carmarthen.

How much do cheap train tickets to Carmarthen from Cardiff cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Cardiff and Carmarthen for as little as £24  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cardiff to Carmarthen train to cost on average £24  one way.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Carmarthen via train?

The distance to Carmarthen from Cardiff by train is approximately 55 miles (88 km).

How long does it take from Cardiff to Carmarthen by train?

The train time between Cardiff and Carmarthen is on average 1 h 49 min  for the 55 miles (88 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cardiff to Carmarthen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Carmarthen?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Carmarthen.

Where is the departure train station in Cardiff located? Where is the arrival train station in Carmarthen located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Carmarthen most often arrive at Carmarthen and need to travel around 0.1 miles (249 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

For the journey from Cardiff to Carmarthen you can take a train with Arriva Trains Wales. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Carmarthen from Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there between Cardiff and Carmarthen?

The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Carmarthen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How early should I book Cardiff to Carmarthen train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase Cardiff to Carmarthen train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £24. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cardiff and Carmarthen. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip between Cardiff and Carmarthen.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway