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Llanelli to Carmarthen by train

It takes an average of 31m to travel from Llanelli to Carmarthen by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (22 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Llanelli to Carmarthen and tickets for this journey start from £9.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 26m
PriceFrom £9.60
Distance14 miles (22 km)
Frequency28 trains per day
Departure stationLlanelli
Arrival stationCarmarthen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway, Transport for Wales

Llanelli to Carmarthen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Llanelli to Carmarthen for Monday 10th May 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:11 llanelli07:43 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets32m, direct
08:13 llanelli08:44 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets31m, direct
09:28 llanelli10:00 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets32m, direct
10:25 llanelli10:54 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets29m, direct
11:29 llanelli11:55 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets26m, direct
12:16 llanelli12:46 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets30m, direct
13:15 llanelli13:41 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets26m, direct
14:18 llanelli14:47 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets29m, direct
15:16 llanelli15:42 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets26m, direct
16:02 llanelli16:33 carmarthenPlat. 1 estimatedtransport for wales PeakGet tickets31m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Llanelli to Carmarthen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Llanelli to Carmarthen take?

The average journey time by train between Llanelli and Carmarthen is 31 minutes, with around 28 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Llanelli and Carmarthen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Llanelli to Carmarthen is 26 minutes.

How much does the train from Llanelli to Carmarthen cost?

Train ticket prices from Llanelli to Carmarthen can start from as little as £9.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Llanelli to Carmarthen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Llanelli to Carmarthen without having to change trains. There are 28 direct trains from Llanelli to Carmarthen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Llanelli to Carmarthen leave?

The first train from Llanelli to Carmarthen leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Llanelli to Carmarthen leave?

The last train from Llanelli to Carmarthen leaves at 01:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Llanelli and Carmarthen by train?

Trains travelling from Llanelli to Carmarthen cover a distance of around 14 miles (22 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Carmarthen to Llanelli.

Cheap train tickets from Llanelli to Carmarthen

Train tickets from Llanelli to Carmarthen start at £9.60 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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