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from Cardiff to Carmarthen

You can get from Cardiff to Carmarthen by train, bus or flight.

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17 May
£11Arriva Trains Wales
£14National Express
18 May
£13Transport for Wales
£14National Express
19 May
£13Transport for Wales
£14National Express
20 May
£11Arriva Trains Wales
£9National Express
21 May
£13Transport for Wales
£13National Express
22 May
£13Transport for Wales
£14National Express
23 May
£11Transport for Wales
£14National Express

Travel Information between Cardiff and Carmarthen

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a coach or train to travel 55 miles (88 km) from Cardiff to Carmarthen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Carmarthen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff to Carmarthen

Travel 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.

What are my travel options from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

There are 2 ways to travel to Carmarthen from Cardiff including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

The cheapest way from Cardiff to Carmarthen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Carmarthen:

A coach is about £15 less than a train, which costs on average £25 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

The fastest way from Cardiff to Carmarthen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 52 min.

Other travel options between Cardiff and Carmarthen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Carmarthen by coach can take on average 2 h.

How many miles from Cardiff to Carmarthen would I travel?

Carmarthen is approximately 55 miles (88 km) away from Cardiff.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Carmarthen is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Cardiff to Carmarthen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cardiff to Carmarthen:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Cardiff to Carmarthen depart from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Carmarthen, Blue Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Cardiff Central and arrive in Carmarthen.

Which travel companies can get me from Cardiff to Carmarthen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Carmarthen:

  • You can go to Carmarthen from Cardiff by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with National Express from Cardiff to Carmarthen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Carmarthen from Cardiff with Arriva Trains Wales, and you can find Arriva Trains Wales Cardiff to Carmarthen tickets for £25 on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Carmarthen from Cardiff?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Carmarthen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Swansea or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Carmarthen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Carmarthen and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Cardiff to Carmarthen tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cardiff to Carmarthen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £9 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £25 one way.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Carmarthen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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