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There are 7 ways to get from Swansea to Port Talbot by train, bus, night train, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Port Talbot Parkway

$6 - $13

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Bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Port Talbot National Express

$6 - $9

5 alternative options

Night train  •  18 min

  1. Take the night train from Swansea to Port Talbot Parkway

$7 - $13

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swansea to Port Talbot 10.5 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Port Talbot 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Swansea to Port Talbot 10.5 miles

$22 - $35

Walk  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Walk from Swansea to Port Talbot 9.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Port Talbot is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Port Talbot is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swansea Bus Station station and arriving at Port Talbot. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Swansea and arriving at Port Talbot Parkway. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Port Talbot is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Port Talbot without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £4 - £10.

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The train from Swansea to Port Talbot Parkway takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Swansea to Port Talbot train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swansea station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Port Talbot is to train which takes 18 min and costs £4 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Port Talbot.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Port Talbot, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swansea to Port Talbot hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 18 min. Arriva Trains Wales also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Port Talbot twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $11
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Port Talbot Parkway
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
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 Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swansea to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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Assist
$22 - $35
UberX
$22 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $50
Taxi from Swansea to Port Talbot
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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Swansea to Port Talbot bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Port Talbot station.

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Swansea to Port Talbot train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Port Talbot Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Port Talbot is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Swansea to Port Talbot.

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