Swansea to Cardiff bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Swansea to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Swansea to Cardiff is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
22:251h00
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
£61One-way
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Megabus
22:201h05
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
£61One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
22:201h00
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
£61One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Megabus
22:250h55
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
£61One-way
0 changes
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Megabus
07:051h15
Swansea
08:20Cardiff
£61One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableSwansea to Cardiff

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
Megabus
07:051h15
Swansea
08:20Cardiff
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Megabus
07:051h20
Swansea
08:25Cardiff
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Megabus
07:151h05
Swansea
08:20Cardiff
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Megabus
07:151h10
Swansea
08:25Cardiff
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Megabus
22:201h05
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
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Megabus
22:201h00
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
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Megabus
22:251h00
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
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Megabus
22:250h55
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
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Bus times from Swansea to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 6 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

55 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Swansea for Cardiff every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
22:250h55
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
£61One-way
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Megabus
22:251h00
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
£61One-way
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Megabus
22:201h00
Swansea
23:20Cardiff
£61One-way
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Megabus
22:201h05
Swansea
23:25Cardiff
£61One-way
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07:151h05
Swansea
08:20Cardiff
£61One-way
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Overview: Coach from Swansea to Cardiff

distanceDistance34 miles
durationAverage coach duration55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€5)
frequencyCoach frequency16 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 16 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales

Coaches from Swansea to Cardiff cover the 34 miles long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 16 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea, University Bay Campus and arrive in Cardiff, University.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus Swansea to Cardiff

Find the best coaches from Swansea to Cardiff with Omio's travel partners National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Swansea - Cardiff coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Swansea to Cardiff coach information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h
  • Cheapest Price: £21
  • National Express frequency: 21 a day

Buses from Swansea to Cardiff

It is simple to travel by bus between Wales's two largest cities. Buses from Swansea to Cardiff leave at least twice an hour during the day, with the first bus departing at 3:00 am and the final service leaving at 3:35 pm. All buses travel directly to Cardiff, and the journey takes around an hour in all cases. Every bus on the route is operated by National Express.

What is the departure and arrival station for buses from Swansea to Cardiff?

Departure Station: There are two places where travellers can catch buses from Swansea to Cardiff. Firstly, you can board at Swansea University's Bay Campus in the east of the city. A more central option is to board at West Way, just southeast of the Quadrant Shopping Centre.

Arrival Station: All buses from Swansea to Cardiff arrive at Sophia Gardens, right next to the River Taff. The stop is 100 metres from the SWALEC Stadium, so it is convenient for cricket matches, while the Principality Stadium is a 10-minute walk to the south and the city centre is just across the river.

FAQs: Swansea to Cardiff coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Swansea to Cardiff with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Swansea to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Swansea to Cardiff can start from as little as £2 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Swansea to Cardiff is £5; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Swansea to Cardiff is 55 min   to travel the 34 mile long journey, with around there are 16 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Swansea to Cardiff leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Swansea to Cardiff leaves at 23: 10.
Yes, there are 16 direct coaches a day from Swansea to Cardiff with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct coaches.
For the journey from Swansea to Cardiff you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Swansea to Cardiff on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Swansea, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, Fabian Way / Port Tennant Road. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your journey in coach stations like Cardiff, University, Cardiff, Millennium Stadium and Cardiff, North Road (St Josephs Convent).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Swansea, University Bay Campus, which is located around 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Cardiff, University, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Cardiff from Swansea is worth doing with a journey time of 55 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a coach from Swansea to Cardiff is February.
You have options as you can travel to Cardiff from Swansea 2 different ways: train or coach.

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