The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Swansea to Cardiff will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 6.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Swansea for Cardiff every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 55 km distance in an average of 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||34 miles (55 km)|
|Average train duration||53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£10 (€11)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Arriva Trains Wales or Great Western Railway|
Trains from Swansea to Cardiff cover the 34 miles (55 km) long route taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Cardiff Central.
Train services between Swansea and Cardiff run regularly throughout the day, from early in the morning until late evening. Departure frequency is around three trains per hour on average, with up to four departing during peak travel times. The main providers of trains from Swansea to Cardiff are First Great Western and Arriva Trains Wales. Each service is direct, with the average journey time being just over fifty minutes. At least one service per hour may take a little longer to reach its destination as there are more calling points along the way.
The railway station in Swansea is located in High Street. Due to its central location in the city, there are a number of options for accessing the station. Frequent bus services from the city centre regularly stop outside the railway station and also service the nearby Quadrant Bus Station. In addition, there is a taxi rank located adjacent to the station which is in operation twenty-four hours a day.
The capital and largest city in Wales, Cardiff is well-known for both its vibrant cultural scene and famous sporting connections. The city is home to a wealth of museums, art galleries, theatres, restaurants and bars, in addition to the Millennium Stadium, one of the largest sports venues in the UK. Trains from Swansea terminate at Cardiff Central, which is situated in the city centre close to the Millennium Stadium. Cardiff Central bus station is conveniently located directly opposite the train station, with bus services running until late evening. A twenty-four taxi rank is situated outside the main train station entrance on the right-hand side.
Omio customers book a train from Swansea to Cardiff Central most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Swansea, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Swansea. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff, called Cardiff Central, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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