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

Train, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460 / ...

$18 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, High Street Station to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) 460 / ...

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, line 410 bus, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
  2. Take the line 410 bus from Goodwick, Station (Fishguard and Goodwick Railway Station) to Fishguard, The Square (Fishguard Town Hall) 410 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fishguard, The Square (Fishguard Town Hall) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) T5

$32 - $50

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 bus which costs £7 - £14 and takes 3 h 55 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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The distance between Swansea and Cardigan is 45 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Swansea to Cardigan, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Cardigan. However, there are services departing from Swansea, High Street Station and arriving at Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church) via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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

You can take a bus from Swansea to Cardigan via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
First Anytime Day Single
$20 - $30
Train from Swansea to Fishguard & Goodwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
Bus operators
Richards Bros
Phone
+44 1239 613756
Email
enquiries@richardsbros.co.uk
Website
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Goodwick, Station (Fishguard and Goodwick Railway Station) to Fishguard, The Square (Fishguard Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Bus from Fishguard, The Square (Fishguard Town Hall) to Cardigan, Finch Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
richardsbros.co.uk
Midway Motors
Phone
01239 831267
Email
info@midwaymotorscrymych.com
Website
midwaymotorscrymych.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Peacocks to Cardigan, Finch's Square (St Mary`s Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
midwaymotorscrymych.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
uber.com
uberASSIST
$120 - $170
uberX
$120 - $170
uberEXEC
$150 - $210
uberXL
$170 - $240

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