Cardiff to Llanelli by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 1m
  • Distance
    73 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cardiff to Llanelli by train

Fast trains from Cardiff to Llanelli take around 1 hour and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 73 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Llanelli.

1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Llanelli?

Direct trains from Cardiff to Llanelli have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Llanelli every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Llanelli?

The Cardiff to Llanelli train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cardiff to Llanelli train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Llanelli is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:35 and the last train is around 23:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 05:33, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Cardiff to Llanelli 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 Cardiff to Llanelli by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Llanelli?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Llanelli, 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.

Llanelli to Cardiff by train

Other journeys to Llanelli View all journeys to Llanelli

Loco2 means a new way of booking trains online, but it also stands for low CO2 and lower cost travel. By simplifying the booking process, Loco2 hopes to encourage more people to ditch the plane and opt for a lower-carbon journey by train.

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.