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There are 5 ways to get from Cardiff to Mumbles by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swansea

$46 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

$27 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cardiff to Mumbles 46.3 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Mumbles 46.3 miles

$9 - $15

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Cardiff to Mumbles 46.3 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Mumbles is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Mumbles is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Mumbles is 36 miles. The road distance is 46.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Mumbles without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Cardiff to Mumbles, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Mumbles is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £27 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Mumbles is 46 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Cardiff to Mumbles.

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There are 349+ hotels available in Mumbles. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Mumbles.
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  • Distance: 35.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Mumbles, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Mumbles hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Mumbles hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Cardiff to Mumbles
Ave. Duration
54 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 to Mumbles
Ave. Duration
54 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

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