There are 5 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Swansea by bus, train, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Megabus UK  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) M7 / ...

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) T1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Swansea, Kingsway (Mount Pleasant Church) X11

$10 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) T1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carmarthen to Swansea

$19 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Swansea 68.8 miles

$14 - $22

Uber  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Aberystwyth to Swansea 68.8 miles

$150 - $210

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Swansea, Wales?

Megabus UK operates a bus from Aberystwyth to Swansea once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. New Adventure Travel also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Carmarthen to Swansea
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Carmarthen to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
First
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
First
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Swansea, Kingsway (Mount Pleasant Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Aberystwyth to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$150 - $210
uberX
$150 - $210
uberEXEC
$190 - $260
uberXL
$210 - $300

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberystwyth and Swansea is 89 km. The road distance is 110 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Swansea is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Swansea is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £11 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and arriving at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

The bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.