Maps and Transport

Lampeter is in the heart of Wales, but only about 1 hours 45 minutes from Cardiff and 40 minutes from Aberystwyth by car.

Car Parks

Pay and display car parks are situated on the Cwmmins, Rookery and Market Street and are shown on the map above. Free on street parking is available in the town centre.

Bus Services

Lampeter is the hub of a network of local bus services to Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Tregaron, Llandovery and Carmarthen. Full details of these services is available from Ceredigon County Council and Traveline Cymru.

  • Traws Cymru T1 – Abersywyth-Aberaeron-Lampeter-Carmarthen – Timetable
  • Megabus – Aberystwyth-Lampeter-Carmarthen-Cardiff-London – Timetable
  • Service 288/289 – Llandovery-Llansawel-Lampeter – Timetable
  • Service 585 – Aberystwyth-Llanilar-Tregaron-Cellan-Lampeter – Timetable
  • Service 588 – Aberystwyth-Llangwyryfon-Tregaron-Llangybi-Lampeter – Timetable

Bwcabus Service

Bwcabus service operates in the Lampeter area, providing demand responsive journeys for areas not served by conventional bus routes. There are also timetabled services into Lampeter from Temple Bar and Cribyn, Llanybydder and Pencarreg and Cross Inn and Talsarn. The area served by demand responsive Bwcabus services is shown on this map.

For further information call 01269 801 601 or e-mail bwcabus@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

  • Service 616 – Temple Bar-Cribyn-Lampeter-Cwmann – Timetable
  • Service 617 – Bwlchyfadfa-Gorsgoch-Llanybydder-Lampeter – Timetable
  • Service 618 – Bethania-Talsarn-Silian-Lampeter – Timetable

Train Services

The nearest railway stations are at Carmarthen (with services from west Wales, Swansea, Cardiff and London) or Aberystwyth (with services from north Wales, Shrewsbury and Birmingham). Both stations are serviced by Arriva Trains Wales, with some services to Carmarthen operated by First Great Western.

Bus services T1 passes both Carmarthen and Aberystwyth stations for onward travel to Lampeter. Through Cymru Connect tickets can be bought for use on the train and the T1 bus.

Ferry and Air Ports

Our nearest ferry ports are at Fishguard (served by Stena Line) and Pembroke Dock (served by Irish Ferries), both with regular sailings from Ireland.

The nearest international airports are Cardiff and Birmingham

Travel Information

Public transport informatio can be obtained from Traveline Cymru (0871 200 22 33) or National Rail Enquiries (0845 6040500 – Welsh 08457 484950 – English).

Other travel information can be obtained from BBC Wales Travel, Traffic Wales and The AA

Taxi Services