Reading to Carmarthen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 26m
  • Distance
    234 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Reading to Carmarthen by train

Fast trains from Reading to Carmarthen take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 234 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Carmarthen.

1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Carmarthen?

Direct trains from Reading to Carmarthen have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Reading to Carmarthen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 7 departures.

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

The Reading to Carmarthen train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only direct train to Carmarthen is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 17:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 08:40, and the last at 18:12.

When to book Reading 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 Reading to Carmarthen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Reading and Carmarthen?

Great Western Railway is the train company that operates on the route from Reading to Carmarthen.

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

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