How to get from Edinburgh to Carmarthen

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Carmarthen

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £249
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £35 • 19 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £65 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 286 miles (461 km) between Edinburgh and Carmarthen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Carmarthen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Carmarthen.

There are 3 ways to travel to Carmarthen from Edinburgh including taking a coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Carmarthen, which costs on average £35.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Carmarthen:

A coach is £30 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Carmarthen costing on average £65.

A coach journey is usually £214 less than a journey to Carmarthen by train, which costs on average £249 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Carmarthen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Carmarthen by coach can take on average 19 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 42 min   of travel time.

The distance between Edinburgh and Carmarthen is around 286 miles (461 km).

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Carmarthen is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Edinburgh and Carmarthen as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Edinburgh to Carmarthen:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Edinburgh, Elder Street and tend to arrive in Carmarthen, Blue Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Carmarthen at Carmarthen.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Carmarthen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Carmarthen by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Edinburgh to Carmarthen for £35 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can take you to Carmarthen by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Edinburgh to Carmarthen for £65.
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales to go to Carmarthen by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Arriva Trains Wales Edinburgh to Carmarthen tickets on Omio for £249.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Carmarthen don't make Carmarthen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Cardiff or Swansea, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Carmarthen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Carmarthen to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £35 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £65 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £249 one way.

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

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