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There are 6 ways to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bridgend
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Rhoose

Train, line 304 bus

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the line 304 bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport

Bus, line 303 bus, line 304 bus

  1. Take the bus from St Thomas, Sainsbury's to Bridgend, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 303 bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Llantwit Major Interchange
  3. Take the line 304 bus from Llantwit Major Interchange to Cardiff Airport, Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Swansea to Cardiff Airport

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to drive, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from St Thomas, Sainsbury's and arriving at Cardiff Airport, Airport via Bridgend, Bus Station and Llantwit Major Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Swansea and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 30 miles. The road distance is 44.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £25 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 28m to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by First Cymru, depart from St Thomas, Sainsbury's station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to train which takes 2h 28m and costs £25 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 303 bus and line 304 bus, which costs and takes 3h 49m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 45 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL).

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL).
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  • Distance: 30.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Cardiff Airport (CWL), Wales?

You can take a train from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend, Rhoose, and Rhoose, Station in around 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend, Bus Station and Llantwit Major Interchange in around 3h 49m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£18 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Bridgend to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street JL to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station to Llantwit Major Interchange
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
Bus from Llantwit Major Interchange to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
New Adventure Travel
First Cymru
Phone
+44 1792 57 22 55
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from St Thomas, Sainsbury's to Bridgend, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First Cymru
Other operators
Taxi from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Station Cabs
Phone
+44 1792 477 477
Data Cabs
Phone
+44 1792 474 747
Website
datacabs.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Swansea to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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