Swansea to Cardiff bus

Cheap bus tickets from Swansea to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Feb 05

Cheapest

7

Average

7

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

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11:40PMSwansea1h25 01:05AMCardiff
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04:15PMSwansea1h15 05:30PMCardiff
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06:55AMSwansea1h40 08:35AMCardiff
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09:25AMSwansea1h00 10:25AMCardiff
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04:20PMSwansea1h10 05:30PMCardiff
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Bus schedule from Swansea to Cardiff

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06:50AMSwansea1h45 08:35AMCardiff
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06:50AMSwansea1h25 08:15AMCardiff
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06:55AMSwansea1h40 08:35AMCardiff
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06:55AMSwansea1h20 08:15AMCardiff
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09:15AMSwansea1h25 10:40AMCardiff
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09:15AMSwansea1h10 10:25AMCardiff
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09:25AMSwansea1h00 10:25AMCardiff
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09:25AMSwansea1h15 10:40AMCardiff
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04:15PMSwansea1h15 05:30PMCardiff
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04:15PMSwansea1h00 05:15PMCardiff
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04:20PMSwansea1h10 05:30PMCardiff
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04:20PMSwansea0h55 05:15PMCardiff
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11:40PMSwansea1h25 01:05AMCardiff
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11:40PMSwansea1h10 12:50AMCardiff
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11:50PMSwansea1h15 01:05AMCardiff
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11:50PMSwansea1h00 12:50AMCardiff
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Bus times from Swansea to Cardiff

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Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Buses per day

16

Distance

55 km

Of the 16 buses that leave Swansea for Cardiff every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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04:20PMSwansea0h55 05:15PMCardiff
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71One-way
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09:25AMSwansea1h00 10:25AMCardiff
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71One-way
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11:50PMSwansea1h00 12:50AMCardiff
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04:15PMSwansea1h00 05:15PMCardiff
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04:20PMSwansea1h10 05:30PMCardiff
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71One-way

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Overview: Bus from Swansea to Cardiff

distanceDistance34 miles (55 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$6 (€5)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express or FlixBus

Buses from Swansea to Cardiff cover the 34 miles (55 km) long journey taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $6 (€5), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $3 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Swansea, University Bay Campus and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

Bus companies: National Express and FlixBus from Swansea to Cardiff

You can travel by bus to Cardiff from Swansea with National Express and FlixBus for as low as $3 (€3). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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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 Swansea - Cardiff 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 Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Travel Tips: Bus to Cardiff from Swansea

      Travel Tips: Take the bus to Cardiff easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Swansea to Cardiff.
      FAQs
      Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Swansea and Cardiff for the next 7 days starting from $3 (€3)  one way.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $6 (€5)  for a bus ticket from Swansea to Cardiff.
      The bus distance from Swansea to Cardiff is around 34 miles (55 km).
      On average the Swansea to Cardiff bus time is 1 h  covering the 34 miles (55 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      There are a few bus stations in Swansea to start your route from including Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village). In Cardiff you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, Gorsedd Gardens Rd / Museum Ave.

      Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Swansea, University Bay Campus   and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.

      You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Swansea, University Bay Campus, located approximately 3.2 miles (5.1 km) from the city center of Swansea. The most popular arrival bus station in Cardiff, called Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.

      For the best Swansea to Cardiff bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Cardiff from Swansea to compare what amenities they may offer.
      Yes, there are direct buses to Cardiff from Swansea, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus or Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
      If you purchase a bus ticket from Swansea to Cardiff within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $6 (€5) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Cardiff from Swansea are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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