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Llanelli to Carmarthen by train

It takes an average of 32m to travel from Llanelli to Carmarthen by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (22 km). There are normally 30 trains per day travelling from Llanelli to Carmarthen and tickets for this journey start from £10.10 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 25m
PriceFrom £10.10
Distance14 miles (22 km)
Frequency30 trains per day
First train05:04
Last train00:44
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 Dienstag 12. Juli 2022 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.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:15 13:40 25m, direct
14:08 14:39 31m, direct
14:20 14:50 30m, direct
15:16 15:42 26m, direct
16:02 16:35 33m, direct
16:20 16:48 28m, direct
17:02 17:32 30m, direct
17:31 18:03 32m, direct
18:12 18:47 35m, direct
18:34 19:05 31m, direct

How to travel from Llanelli to Carmarthen by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Llanelli to Carmarthen? Look no further.

You'll usually find 30 trains per day running between Llanelli and Carmarthen, which usually take 32 minutes to complete the 14 miles (22 km) journey. It can take as little as 25 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Both Great Western Railway and Transport for Wales trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Llanelli to Carmarthen start from £10.10 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.

Keen to book your train tickets to Carmarthen? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable with live train times above, and tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs further down the page.

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 32 minutes, with around 30 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 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Llanelli to Carmarthen cost?

Train ticket prices from Llanelli to Carmarthen can start from as little as £10.10 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 30 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 05:04. 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 00:44. 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 £10.10 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Llanelli to Carmarthen is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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