The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cardiff to Swansea is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 4 buses that leave Cardiff for Swansea every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||34 miles (55 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$5 (€5)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Bus, Megabus, National Express or Flixbus|
Buses from Cardiff to Swansea cover the 34 miles (55 km) long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Bus, Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $5 (€5), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $3 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
Travel to Swansea from Cardiff from $3 (€3) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses 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 traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses 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 Cardiff - Swansea bus: 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.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Bus information from Cardiff to Swansea with FlixBus:
When departing from Cardiff, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave. When arriving in Swansea, you can end your journey in bus stations like Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village).
Omio customers book a bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Swansea, University Bay Campus most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Cardiff. The most popular arrival bus station in Swansea, called Swansea, University Bay Campus, is located around 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from its city center.
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