There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to Porthcawl by train, bus, taxi, 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  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Bridgend
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield) X2 / ...

$13 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Bridgend National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street 63 / ...

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swansea to Porthcawl 20.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Porthcawl 20.7 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Swansea to Porthcawl 20.7 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Porthcawl is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Porthcawl is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Porthcawl is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Swansea to Porthcawl, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Porthcawl. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Porthcawl, John Street via Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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

You can take a bus from Swansea to Porthcawl via Bridgend and Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bridgend, Sarn Odeon (Sarn Retail Park) to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bridgend, Bus Station (Bridgend Bus Station) to Porthcawl, Lias Road (Somerfield)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Derwen, Sarn Sainsbury to Porthcawl, John Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Bridgend
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Cardiff
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swansea to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $65
uberX
$40 - $65
uberEXEC
$60 - $85
uberXL
$65 - $90
Taxi from Swansea to Porthcawl
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Yellow Cabs
Phone
+441792 644446
Website
yellowcabswales.co.uk
Data Cabs
Phone
+441792 474747
Website
datacabs.com

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