There are 4 ways to get from Caernarfon to Swansea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Swansea

£75 - £120

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Bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Caernarfon to Aberystwyth T2
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Swansea, Bus Station M7

£15 - £22

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Drive  •  3h 19m

  1. Drive from Caernarfon to Swansea 141.9 miles

£23 - £35

Fly, train  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Anglesey (VLY) to Cardiff (CWL) VLY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

£83 - £174

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The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Swansea is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Swansea is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caernarfon to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Caernarfon and arriving at Swansea, Bus Station via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Swansea is 106 miles. The road distance is 141.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Caernarfon to Swansea, including transfers.

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Caernarfon to Swansea bus services, operated by Lloyd's Coaches, depart from Caernarfon station.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Swansea is to train which takes 6h 27m and costs £75 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Caernarfon to Swansea bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 106.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

Transport for Wales operates a train from Caernarfon to Swansea once daily. Tickets cost £75 - £120 and the journey takes 5h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caernarfon to Swansea via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Anglesey to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Bangor (Gwynedd) to Swansea
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £120
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £120
First Anytime Day Single
£120 - £190
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £22
First Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £29
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 5 to Swansea, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Caernarfon to Swansea is 142 miles. It takes approximately 3h 19m to drive from Caernarfon to Swansea.

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Flybe offers flights from Anglesey Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 709+ hotels available in Swansea. Prices start at £52 per night.

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The best way to get from Caernarfon to Anglesey Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £50 - £65.

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