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There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station by car ferry, car, train, bus or plane

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Car ferry, drive  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Isle of Man Douglas
  2. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Swansea bus Station

£49 - £113

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Car ferry, train  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Isle of Man Douglas
  2. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Swansea

£119 - £246

Train, car ferry via Rosslare Harbour  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Rosslare Europort
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Swansea

Train, car ferry  •  14h 58m

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Swansea

£164 - £234

Bus, car ferry via Fishguard  •  16h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Redmond Square 740
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  4. Take the bus from Haverfordwest to Swansea Bus Station

Bus, car ferry  •  16h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station X1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 132
  3. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
  4. Take the bus from Tenby to Swansea Bus Station

£65 - £81

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£73 - £298

Fly Belfast City to Cardiff, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Cardiff (CWL) BHD - CWL
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

£69 - £243

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Birmingham (BHX) BFS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£117 - £486

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£105 - £616

Fly Belfast City to Exeter, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Exeter (EXT) BHD - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£105 - £440

Belfast to Swansea bus Station by car ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Belfast and Swansea bus Station is around 18h 30m and covers a distance of around 370 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 21m. Services are operated by Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, Merseyrail Electrics, Avanti West Coast and others. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 30m
Fastest journey time:
12h 21m
Journey distance:
370 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
£119
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:45
Last service departs at:
13:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Belfast to Swansea bus Station car ferry, walk and train schedules

Car ferry services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Belfast → Swansea bus Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea bus Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Swansea bus Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Swansea bus Station is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station is to bus and car ferry which costs £65 - £85 and takes 16h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station is to fly and train which costs £65 - £250 and takes 5h 31m.

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The distance between Belfast and Swansea bus Station is 223 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12h 48m and costs £110 - £250.

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It takes approximately 9h 58m to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Swansea bus Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 30 min and costs £4 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 222.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 58m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Swansea bus Station. However, you can take the car ferry to Isle of Man Douglas, take the car ferry to Liverpool, then take the drive to Swansea bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Swansea bus Station via Isle of Man Douglas, Liverpool, Moorfields, Liverpool Central, Liverpool Lime Street, Crewe, and Swansea in around 12h 48m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £430
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £16
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Swansea
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£120 - £180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
tfw.wales
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £16
Flexible
£16 - £19
Train from Connolly to Rosslare Europort
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Aircoach
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Haverfordwest to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Tenby to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £23
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £32
Car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£29 - £32

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