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There are 7 ways to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 8 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Swansea, Bus Station to Singleton, Brynmill Lane 8

$22 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

$10 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Cardiff, Customhouse Street T9
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$27 - $47

Taxi  •  55 min

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

$160 - $200

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

$120 - $180

Uber  •  55 min

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

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 via Cardiff, Philharmonic, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Swansea, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Swansea University is 31 miles. The road distance is 46.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University without a car is to train and line 8 bus which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £17 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University, including transfers.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, depart from Cardiff Airport, Airport station.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University is 46 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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, Cardiff, Philharmonic, Cardiff, Kingsway, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Swansea Bus Station, Swansea, Bus Station, and Singleton, Swansea University Campus in around 3 h 24 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 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$140 - $200
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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
$120 - $180

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