There are 5 ways to get from Porthcawl to Swansea by bus, train, 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

Line 85 bus, line 84 bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 85
  2. 84 / ...

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 63 bus, train  •  1 h 48 min

  1. 63B / ...

$11 - $17

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Porthcawl, Wales and Swansea, Wales?

You can take a bus from Porthcawl to Swansea via Port Talbot, Bus Station (Port Talbot Bus Station) in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Pyle to Swansea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) to Port Talbot, Bus Station (Port Talbot Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Port Talbot, Bus Station (Port Talbot Bus Station) to Swansea, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) to North Cornelly, Pil-y-Cynffig
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Porthcawl to Swansea
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $60
uberX
$40 - $60
uberEXEC
$55 - $80
uberXL
$60 - $85
Taxi from Porthcawl to Swansea
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Porthcawl and Swansea is 23 km. The road distance is 31 km.

The cheapest way to get from Porthcawl to Swansea is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Porthcawl to Swansea is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £50 - £65.

No, there is no direct bus from Porthcawl to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) and arriving at Swansea, Sainsbury's via Port Talbot, Bus Station (Port Talbot Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Porthcawl to Swansea, including transfers.