There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington

$109 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to London Earl's Court National Express

$32 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) 197.3 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London City (LCY) CWL - LCY

$65 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Swansea and London City Airport (LCY) is 173 miles. The road distance is 197.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to London City Airport (LCY). However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and London City Airport (LCY), England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) via Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, London Earl's Court, Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco, Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Canning Town in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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