Carmarthen travel guide

Carmarthen Tourism | Carmarthen Guide

You're Going to Love Carmarthen

With a population of 15.244, Carmarthen is a must-see destination in Wales, United Kingdom.

When to visit Carmarthen

Carmarthen in January
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel
Carmarthen in January
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Carmarthen

Plane

Although Carmarthen doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cardiff Airport (CWL), which is located 84 km from Carmarthen.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Carmarthen, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Carmarthen to Birmingham takes 2h 50m and costs around $118 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $155 for a 2h 55m trip. The train station in Carmarthen is called Carmarthen, and is located 0.2 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Carmarthen is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 291 km from Carmarthen. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Carmarthen, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Carmarthen takes 346 km and will cost you around $36. From London, the ticket costs about $32 for a journey of 423 km.

Plane

Although Carmarthen doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Cardiff Airport (CWL), which is located 84 km from Carmarthen.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Carmarthen, followed by Great Western Railway. The train journey from Carmarthen to Birmingham takes 2h 50m and costs around $118 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $155 for a 2h 55m trip. The train station in Carmarthen is called Carmarthen, and is located 0.2 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Carmarthen is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 291 km from Carmarthen. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Carmarthen, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Birmingham, the bus ride to Carmarthen takes 346 km and will cost you around $36. From London, the ticket costs about $32 for a journey of 423 km.

Airports near Carmarthen

Airlines serving Carmarthen

KLM
Good (801 reviews)
SWISS
Good (901 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,143 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,598 reviews)
Air France
Good (959 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (805 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (365 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (684 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (763 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,415 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,464 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (467 reviews)
Vueling
Good (799 reviews)
GOL
Good (667 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (142 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (526 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (83 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (12 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (14 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (98 reviews)
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Where to stay in Carmarthen

Average rates range from around $137 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $345 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Carmarthen

Hiring a car in Carmarthen

Expect to pay $2.88 per litre in Carmarthen (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $34.56 and $46.08. The most frequently booked car type in Carmarthen is Standard (Ford Kuga or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Class Mini Car or similar) is, on average, 48% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $2.88 per litre in Carmarthen (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $34.56 and $46.08. The most frequently booked car type in Carmarthen is Standard (Ford Kuga or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Class Mini Car or similar) is, on average, 48% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.