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from Carmarthen to Cardiff

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Travel Information to Cardiff from Carmarthen

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 55 miles (88 km) by bus or train from Carmarthen to Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Carmarthen to Cardiff.

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FAQs
How do I reach Cardiff from Carmarthen?

There are 2 travel options from Carmarthen to Cardiff: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Carmarthen is by taking a train, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Carmarthen to Cardiff costing on average $12 (€10).

What is the fastest way from Carmarthen to Cardiff?

The quickest way to travel between Carmarthen and Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 1 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 50 min   on average.

How far is Cardiff from Carmarthen?

The distance is approximately 55 miles (88 km) from Carmarthen to Cardiff.

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

The average frequency per day from Carmarthen to Cardiff is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Carmarthen and Cardiff as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Carmarthen? Where do I arrive in Cardiff?

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

  • Buses from Carmarthen to Cardiff most often leave from Carmarthen, Blue Street and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Trains mostly depart from Carmarthen and arrive in Cardiff Central.
Which travel operators can get me to Cardiff from Carmarthen?

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

  • You can travel to Cardiff from Carmarthen by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $12 (€10) with National Express from Carmarthen to Cardiff.
  • You can travel to Cardiff from Carmarthen by train with Arriva Trains Wales. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $12 (€10) with Arriva Trains Wales from Carmarthen to Cardiff.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Carmarthen to Cardiff?
Many of our customers traveling from Carmarthen to Cardiff don't make Cardiff their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cardiff are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cardiff to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Carmarthen and Cardiff online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $12 (€10) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $12 (€10) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Carmarthen to Cardiff 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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