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, bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Rhoose to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea
  3. Take the bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 25 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) 3A / ...

$21 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Airport, Airport to Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village) T9
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X10 / ...

$13 - $23

6 alternative options

Bus, train, line 4 bus  •  2 h 28 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 4 bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Swansea Railway Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus 4 / ...

$26 - $54

Bus via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)  •  3 h 15 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 Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) X1

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  55 min

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

$150 - $190

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 - $170

Uber  •  55 min

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

$95 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University is to drive which costs £7 - £12 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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The distance between Cardiff Airport (CWL) and Swansea University is 31 miles. The road distance is 46.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University, including transfers.

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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 (University College Swansea) via Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) and Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University bus services, operated by New Adventure Travel, arrive at Cardiff, John Street station.

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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: 1 h 48 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 Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village), Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre), Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station), and Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea) in around 2 h 56 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
$9 - $15
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Cardiff Central to Swansea
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Swansea Railway Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
South Wales Transport
Phone
01792 799575
Email
info@southwalestransport.com
Website
southwalestransport.com
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
southwalestransport.com
Dansa
Phone
01639 751067
Email
mail@dansa.org.uk
Website
dansa.org.uk
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dansa.org.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dansa.org.uk
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, High Street Station (Taxi rank) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Singleton, Swansea University Campus (University College Swansea)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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 Cardiff Airport, Airport to Atlantic Wharf, County Hall (Atlantic Wharf Leisure Village)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff Bay, Millennium Centre (Wales Millennium Centre) to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
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
$9
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
$95 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$95 - $130
UberX
$95 - $130
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$130 - $190
Taxi from Cardiff Airport (CWL) to Swansea University
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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 - $170

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