How to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff

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from Carmarthen to Cardiff

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

Our recommendation

To get from Carmarthen to Cardiff on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50Carmarthen, Blue Street2h25 11:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
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08:50Carmarthen, Blue Street2h25 11:15Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
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10:30Carmarthen1h57 12:27Cardiff Central
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09:34Carmarthen1h42 11:16Cardiff Central
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12:29Carmarthen2h11 14:40Cardiff Central
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Travel Information to Cardiff from Carmarthen

distanceDistance55 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £25
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £25 • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 55 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Carmarthen and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Carmarthen to Cardiff.

Travel Tips: Travel from Carmarthen to Cardiff

Travel to Cardiff 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 Carmarthen to Cardiff.

You can travel to Cardiff from Carmarthen 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Carmarthen to Cardiff. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Cardiff:

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Cardiff by train, which costs on average £25 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Carmarthen to Cardiff is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 10 min   on average.

The distance between Carmarthen and Cardiff is around 55 miles.

The average frequency per day from Carmarthen to Cardiff is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 26 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Carmarthen to Cardiff depart from Carmarthen, Blue Street to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Carmarthen to Cardiff depart from Carmarthen to Cardiff Central.

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

  • You can take a coach from Carmarthen to Cardiff with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £13 with National Express from Carmarthen to Cardiff.
  • You can travel from Carmarthen to Cardiff by train with Transport for Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £25 with Transport for Wales from Carmarthen to Cardiff.
Omio customers who travel from Carmarthen to Cardiff often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cardiff and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Carmarthen to Cardiff, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £25 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Carmarthen to Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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