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Swansea to Carmarthen by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Rail Europe we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Rail Europe searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $12.88
  2. 30 day advance $12.88
  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    44m
  • Distance
    36 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    51m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swansea to Carmarthen by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Carmarthen take around 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 36 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Carmarthen.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Carmarthen?

Direct trains from Swansea to Carmarthen have been found.

We usually find around 35 direct trains on the route from Swansea to Carmarthen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Carmarthen?

The Swansea to Carmarthen train travel time is normally about 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Swansea to Carmarthen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carmarthen is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 05:45 and the last train is around 00:45. This is the same at the weekend.

What's the Swansea to Carmarthen train price?

The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Swansea to Carmarthen are $12.88, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $12, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

When to book Swansea to Carmarthen train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Swansea to Carmarthen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Carmarthen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Carmarthen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Carmarthen to Swansea by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.