There are 8 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train, line 4 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Swansea Railway Station) to Singleton, Boating Lake (University of Wales Swansea) 4 / ...

$21 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus X10 / ...
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Jersey Marine, Bay Campus to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) 8 / ...

$14 - $18

6 alternative options

Bus, train, line 10 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) T9
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) 10 / ...

$29 - $61

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) 303
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus X1

$15 - $19

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University 46.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University 46.3 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from Cardiff Airport to Swansea University 46.3 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University 46.3 miles

$100 - $150

What companies run services between Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales and Swansea University, Wales?

You can take a bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse), Jersey Marine, Bay Campus, and Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Rhoose to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Swansea Railway Station) to Singleton, Boating Lake (University of Wales Swansea)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
First
Bus from Jersey Marine, Bay Campus to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Jersey Marine, Bay Campus
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$100 - $150
uberX
$100 - $150
uberEXEC
$130 - $190
uberXL
$150 - $210
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Cardiff Taxis and Executive Hire
Phone
+44 29 2199 2200
Website
cardifftaxis.com
Cardiff Cabs
Phone
+44 29 2090 9090
Website
cardiffcabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cardiff Airport to Swansea University
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University?

The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Swansea University is 50 km. The road distance is 74 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University?

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University?

The quickest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University is to taxi which takes 55 min and costs £120 - £150.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Swansea University?

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Airport, Airport and arriving at Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) and Jersey Marine, Bay Campus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University?

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University, including transfers.