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There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to Cardigan by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus via Fishguard & Goodwick  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
  2. Take the bus from Goodwick, Station to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$33 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Haverfordwest National Express
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Bus Station to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$15 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Haverfordwest
  2. Take the bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Cardigan, Finch Square T5

$31 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Cardigan 56.8 miles

$12 - $18

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Swansea to Cardigan 56.8 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Cardigan is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Cardigan is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Cardigan. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Cardigan, Finch Square via Haverfordwest, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Cardigan is 45 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Cardigan without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 22 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Swansea to Cardigan, including transfers.

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Swansea to Cardigan bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Swansea to Cardigan bus services, operated by Richards Bros, arrive at Cardigan, Finch Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Cardigan is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Swansea to Cardigan.

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There are 354+ hotels available in Cardigan. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Cardigan.
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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Swansea to Cardigan via Haverfordwest and Haverfordwest, Bus Station in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Swansea to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Goodwick, Station to Cardigan, Finch Square
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Railway Station to Cardigan, Finch Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Haverfordwest, Bus Station to Cardigan, Finch Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
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 to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swansea to Cardigan
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
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Assist
$120 - $170
UberX
$120 - $170
Exec
$150 - $210
UberXL
$170 - $240

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