London to Swansea flights

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Overview: London to Swansea flight

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Flights from London to Swansea cover the 164 miles long route.

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Flights from London to Swansea

Whether travelling for leisure or business, taking flights from London to Swansea is a quick and efficient way to go. Although there are no direct flights from London to Swansea, travellers can find cheap connecting flights with their favourite airlines. The flights land at Cardiff Airport, and from there, travellers can use a train or car to get to Swansea. London and Swansea are approximately 164 miles (264 km) apart and a flight takes anywhere between 4 hours and 12 hours depending on the route taken.

How long is the journey by flight?

There are no direct flights from London to Swansea. Therefore, the duration of the journey depends on the route taken. Considering only the flight time, the journey between London and Cardiff takes approximately 2 hours and 28 minutes. Travellers can choose several options for indirect flights to Cardiff Airport.

For instance, the London-Amsterdam-Cardiff flight time is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Flying the London-Glasgow- Cardiff route takes around 2 hours and 30 minutes, while London-Belfast-Cardiff takes approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes. Travellers can also choose the London-Paris-Cardiff way which takes about 2 hours and 40 minutes or the London-Dublin-Cardiff course taking around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

However, these durations do not include the layover time between flights. It is best to research several routes to find those with the lowest layover periods. Once in Cardiff, travellers can then pick a train or car to Swansea. The distance from the airport to the city is approximately 40 miles (64 km) and it takes around 1 hour and 14 minutes on a train and 1 hour in a taxi.

How many flights are there from London to Swansea?

Given that London is an aviation hub, there are hundreds of flights leaving any of the six airports every day. Around 25 planes fly from London to Paris daily while 3 flights fly to Cardiff Airport from Paris. The London- Amsterdam route is bustling, with about 64 direct planes flying daily. From Amsterdam to Cardiff, there are around 3 daily direct flights. On the London to Glasgow route, travellers can choose a flight from around direct 30 regular planes. From Glasgow, approximately 2 flights go to Cardiff. The Belfast to Cardiff route is rarely busy with only 1 direct flight taking off daily.

What are the departure and arrival stations for flights from London to Swansea?

Departure airport: Six airports serve London and the surrounding areas. Travellers can take flights from London in Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, London City and Southend airports. Of the six, Heathrow and Gatwick are the busiest. London City is the closest to London central, approximately 9 miles (14 km) away.

The airports have modern facilities such as free WiFi, several lounges, restaurants and cafes, shops, currency exchanges, payphones, cash machines, information desks, special assistance, accessible toilets and parking.

Arrival airport: Cardiff Airport receives all commercial flights to Swansea. The airport has several facilities including lounges, forex exchanges, cash machines, information desks, bars, cafes, shops, children's play area, WiFi, accessible toilets, payphones, a post office and prayer room.

The airport is approximately 40 miles (64 km) from Swansea. To get to the final destination, travellers can pick trains or taxis. There are no direct trains from Cardiff Airport, but they are available at Rhoose Cardiff. There are express buses from the airport to the train station that leave every 10 minutes. From the train station, passengers board trains to Bridgend and then connect to Swansea. Via train, travellers can get to Swansea in around 1 hour and 14 minutes. The journey in a taxi takes approximately 1 hour.

Which airlines travel from London to Swansea?

Several airlines travel between London and Swansea. They include British Airways, KLM, Air France, Norwegian, Virgin Atlantic, vueling, easyJet, SAS, Anisec, Eurowings, Flybe, Alitalia, Belavia, and Finnair. However, not all airlines fly to Cardiff Airport. From Paris, Air France, Virgin Atlantic and Flybe provide direct flights to Cardiff. Travellers connecting from Amsterdam to Cardiff use KLM. From Glasgow to Cardiff, Logan Air and Flybe offer direct flights while Flybe operates flights between Belfast and Cardiff.

London to Swansea: Services on board

Most airlines provide light, standard, economy, and flex classes to Swansea. Some flights only have standard or light classes on planes flying to Swansea. When flying with pets in the UK or from most countries in the EU, travellers should have them microchipped, vaccinated and have a pet passport. Some flights from KLM, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic allow pets on board. However, it is wise for travellers to confirm pet allowance when booking a flight.

For passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, there is special assistance in the airports. Most planes provide special seats because they store the wheelchairs. While pets may be restricted, guide dogs are allowed into the cabins.

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