There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to Machynlleth by bus, train or car

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

Bus New Adventure Travel  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1c
  2. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) X28 / ...

$33

Cheapest option

Bus via Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Orchard Street (Oldway Centre) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) X11
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1 / ...

$19 - $33

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Carmarthen
  2. Take the bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T1

$28 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Machynlleth 86.3 miles

$18 - $27

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

You can take a bus from Swansea to Machynlleth via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) in around 3 h 31 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
$14 - $22
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
First Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Carmarthen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Carmarthen, Railway Station (Carmarthen Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, Orchard Street (Oldway Centre) to Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
First
Bus from Carmarthen, Bus Station (Carmarthen Bus Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 7 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
First

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Swansea to Machynlleth?

The distance between Swansea and Machynlleth is 108 km. The road distance is 138 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swansea to Machynlleth?

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Machynlleth is to bus which costs £13 - £24 and takes 5 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Swansea to Machynlleth?

The quickest way to get from Swansea to Machynlleth is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct bus between Swansea and Machynlleth?

No, there is no direct bus from Swansea to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Machynlleth, Clock (White Lion Hotel PH) via Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Swansea to Machynlleth?

It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Swansea to Machynlleth, including transfers.