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There are 5 ways to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station

Train via Birmingham

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the train from Hereford to Swansea

Drive

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station

Fly, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

Cambridge to Swansea bus Station by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Cambridge and Swansea bus Station is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 252 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 48 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 6m. Services are operated by Great Northern, Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and others. Typically 171 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 55m
Layover time:
48 min
Total time:
4h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 6m
Journey distance:
252 miles
Services per week:
171
Cheapest price:
£87
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Swansea bus Station train, subway and walk schedules

Cambridge → 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 most affordable way to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station is to bus, which costs £20 - £26 and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Swansea via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Swansea bus Station is 179 miles. The road distance is 223.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £85 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs £85 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £26 and takes 8h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 178.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, London Paddington, and Swansea in around 4h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Limoges
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Knock
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Riga
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£15 - £65
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£90 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £180
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Chambery
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from London Stansted to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
Bus operators
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 Cambridge Parkside to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Heathrow Airport to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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There is no direct flight from London Stansted Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Cambridge to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Cambridge to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Swansea bus Station is 224 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Cambridge to Swansea bus Station.

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Jet2.com, easyJet and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted 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 Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £100.

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