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

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington

$110 - $195

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Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$23 - $28

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

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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 and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and Canning Town. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 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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The best way to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to London City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY).

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British Airways, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Cardiff Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to London City Airport (LCY) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
3 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 - $85
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 - $24
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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