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

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Line 2 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Mumbles, Oystermouth Square to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202 / ...

$8 - $17

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Line 2 bus, train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Mumbles, Oystermouth Square to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central

$24 - $51

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mumbles to Cardiff 46.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Mumbles to Cardiff 46.8 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Mumbles to Cardiff 46.8 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Mumbles to Cardiff is to line 2 bus and bus which costs £5 - £13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Mumbles to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Mumbles, Oystermouth Square and arriving at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Mumbles and Cardiff is 36 miles. The road distance is 46.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Mumbles to Cardiff without a car is to line 2 bus and bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £5 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Mumbles to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Mumbles to Cardiff bus services, operated by First, depart from Mumbles, Oystermouth Square station.

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Mumbles to Cardiff bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mumbles to Cardiff is 47 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Mumbles to Cardiff.

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Map of how to get from Mumbles to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 35.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Mumbles to Cardiff via Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Mumbles, Oystermouth Square to Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First
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 Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Mumbles to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $180
UberXL
$140 - $200
Taxi from Mumbles to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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