There are 8 ways to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Cardiff Airport, Airport T9

$25 - $50

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Bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Cardiff Airport, Airport T9

$12 - $21

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 53 min

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

$18 - $36

Bus via Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from St Thomas, Sainsbury's to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) X1
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express 303

$14

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 46.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 46.1 miles

$9 - $15

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Swansea to Cardiff Airport 46.1 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  54 min

  1. Take an Uber from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) 46.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Cardiff Airport, Airport via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL). However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Rhoose via Bridgend. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 30 miles. The road distance is 46.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL), including transfers.

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Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) bus services, operated by First, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station).

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Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swansea station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is to bus which takes 1 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 53 min.

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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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Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Rhoose station.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL).
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  • Distance: 30.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) in around 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) via Bridgend in around 1 h 53 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 - $24
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Bridgend to Rhoose
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) to Cardiff Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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
$15
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Tredogan, Holiday Inn Express
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
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
Bus from St Thomas, Sainsbury's to Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
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uber.com
Assist
$95 - $140
UberX
$95 - $140
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$140 - $200
Taxi from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL)
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Swansea to Cardiff Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL) is 46 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Swansea to Cardiff Airport (CWL).

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