The cheapest trains from Carmarthen to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£11

Average

£14

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Carmarthen to Cardiff will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 11.

Cheapest
11:00Carmarthen1h46 12:46Cardiff Central
0 changes
£111One-way
Cheapest
09:00Carmarthen1h49 10:49Cardiff Central
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£111One-way
Cheapest
10:05Carmarthen1h48 11:53Cardiff Central
0 changes
£111One-way
08:10Carmarthen2h05 10:15Cardiff Central
1 changes
£241One-way

Timetable Carmarthen to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 22 Oct
08:10Carmarthen2h05 10:15Cardiff Central
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09:00Carmarthen1h49 10:49Cardiff Central
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10:05Carmarthen1h48 11:53Cardiff Central
0 changes
11:00Carmarthen1h46 12:46Cardiff Central
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Fri
22 Oct
£11Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£24Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£24Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£11Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£11Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express

The fastest trains from Carmarthen to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 46 m

Average

1 h 52 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

88 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Carmarthen for Cardiff every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 88 km distance in an average of 1 h 52 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
11:00Carmarthen1h46 12:46Cardiff Central
0 changes
£111One-way
10:05Carmarthen1h48 11:53Cardiff Central
0 changes
£111One-way
09:00Carmarthen1h49 10:49Cardiff Central
0 changes
£111One-way
08:10Carmarthen2h05 10:15Cardiff Central
1 changes
£241One-way

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Train Information to Cardiff from Carmarthen

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales or Great Western Railway

Trains from Carmarthen to Cardiff cover the 55 miles (88 km) long route taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £11, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Carmarthen and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Carmarthen and Cardiff?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Carmarthen to Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from £11  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets between Carmarthen and Cardiff?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Carmarthen to Cardiff train prices are on average £15  one way.
How many miles is it from Carmarthen to Cardiff by train?
The distance between Carmarthen and Cardiff by train is approximately 55 miles (88 km).
How long is the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff?
On average the train from Carmarthen to Cardiff duration is 1 h 46 min  for the 55 miles (88 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Carmarthen to Cardiff do I depart from? Which Cardiff train station from Carmarthen do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Carmarthen   and arriving in Cardiff Central.

Where do I find the Carmarthen train station to Cardiff? Where is the Cardiff train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Carmarthen, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Carmarthen.

The most popular arrival train station, Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Cardiff.

Which train providers can get me from Carmarthen to Cardiff?
For the best Carmarthen to Cardiff train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Arriva Trains Wales or Great Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Cardiff from Carmarthen to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Carmarthen and Cardiff a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Carmarthen to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Carmarthen to Cardiff? What time is the last train from Carmarthen to Cardiff?
You can take the first train from Carmarthen to Cardiff at 07: 10   or take the last train from Carmarthen to Cardiff leaving at 10: 01. Look for the latest Carmarthen Cardiff train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Carmarthen and Cardiff to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Carmarthen to Cardiff is on average £15 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Carmarthen to Cardiff available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Carmarthen
Cardiff
The major railway station for departures from Carmarthen is Carmarthen. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Carmarthen for your trip to Cardiff from Carmarthen.