Reading to Carmarthen train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Carmarthen

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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.

Great Western Railway
11:43Reading3h58 15:41Carmarthen
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Train schedule Reading to Carmarthen

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Great Western Railway
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Fastest train times from Reading to Carmarthen

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Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m


3 h 58 m

Trains per day



234 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Reading for Carmarthen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
11:43Reading3h58 15:41Carmarthen
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Overview: Train from Reading to Carmarthen

distanceDistance145 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Reading to Carmarthen cover the 145 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Carmarthen.

Train companies: Great Western Rail trains Reading to Carmarthen

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Reading to Carmarthen train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading 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 Reading to Carmarthen.
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Reading and Carmarthen to cost as little as £51  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Reading to Carmarthen train prices are on average £52  one way.
The Reading to Carmarthen train distance is approximately 145 miles.
The Reading to Carmarthen train duration is on average 3 h 22 min, which is to be expected when travelling 145 miles from Reading to Carmarthen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Reading and travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) from the city centre to this train station.

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

When taking a train from Reading to Carmarthen, you can count on First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Carmarthen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Reading and Carmarthen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 15 trains a day from Reading to Carmarthen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Reading to Carmarthen at 10: 13   or take the last train from Reading to Carmarthen leaving at 12: 13. Look for the latest Reading Carmarthen train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Reading to Carmarthen is on average £52 if you buy 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets between Reading and Carmarthen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Reading is Reading. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Reading for your trip between Reading and Carmarthen.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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