Coach tickets from Cardiff to Swansea

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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Cardiff to Swansea from various bus operators like National Express, FlixBus or megabus for the next days.
today
from £2
tomorrow
from £3
Thursday
from £2
Friday
from £3
Saturday
from £2
Sunday
from £2
Monday
from £3

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    22:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    23:25
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    21:50
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    22:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • megabus
    1h 15m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:45
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    1h 10m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:40
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 5m
    20:00
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    21:05
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    1h 15m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:45
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    1h 10m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:40
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    22:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    23:25
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    21:50
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    22:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    12:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    13:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £5

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    22:50
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    23:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • FlixBus
    0h 55m
    06:25
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    07:20
    Swansea
    University - Bay Campus
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • megabus
    1h 15m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:45
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    1h 10m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:40
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    12:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    13:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • FlixBus
    0h 55m
    07:30
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    08:25
    Swansea
    University - Bay Campus
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • FlixBus
    0h 55m
    10:35
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    11:30
    Swansea
    University - Bay Campus
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    20:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    21:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    02:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    03:25
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    06:25
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    07:30
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    12:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    13:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 5m
    01:10
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    02:15
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    02:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    03:25
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £2
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    20:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    21:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    0h 55m
    05:30
    Cardiff
    Friary Gardens
    06:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    20:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    21:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    1h 20m
    02:05
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    03:25
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • FlixBus
    1h 10m
    09:25
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    10:35
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    1h 0m
    20:25
    Cardiff
    University
    21:25
    Swansea
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • megabus
    1h 15m
    20:25
    Cardiff
    University
    21:40
    Swansea
    Quadrant Bus Station
    megabus
    Economy
    £3
  • National Express
    1h 10m
    12:45
    Cardiff
    Coach Station - Sophia Gardens
    13:55
    Swansea
    West Way Bus Station
    National Express
    Economy
    £4

Frequency of bus connections between Cardiff and Swansea

See here how frequent the connections between Cardiff and Swansea are, during different times and days of the week.
Monday is the busiest day, with more than 85 daily coaches from Cardiff to Swansea. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 51 daily coaches between Cardiff and Swansea.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 240 coaches from Cardiff to Swansea, while Night sees the fewest connections between Cardiff and Swansea, with 53 offers.

Facts about the coach from Cardiff to Swansea

Compare all providers like National Express, FlixBus and megabus that travel daily 73 times by bus from Cardiff to Swansea in one click and book your bus ticket from Cardiff to Swansea starting from £2!

Cheapest Bus £2
Fastest Bus 0h 50m
Earliest Coach 02:05
Latest Coach 23:40
Daily Bus Connections 73 Ø
Distance 55.1 km
Coach Companies National Express, FlixBus and megabus

Cheapest coach tickets from Cardiff to Swansea

Every day, 73 buses from 3 coach companies leave Cardiff for Swansea: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 23/04/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 22/04
Tuesday 23/04
£2
Wednesday 24/04
£3
Thursday 25/04
£2
Friday 26/04
£3
Saturday 27/04
£3
Sunday 28/04
£2
Monday 29/04
£3
Tuesday 30/04
£2
Wednesday 01/05
£3
Thursday 02/05
£3
Friday 03/05
£3
Saturday 04/05
£2
Sunday 05/05
£3
Monday 06/05
£2
Tuesday 07/05
£3
Wednesday 08/05
£3
Thursday 09/05
£2
Friday 10/05
£3
Saturday 11/05
£3
Sunday 12/05
£3
Monday 13/05
£3
Tuesday 14/05
£3
Wednesday 15/05
£3
Thursday 16/05
£3
Friday 17/05
£3
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05

The cheapest time to travel from Cardiff to Swansea

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Cardiff to Swansea, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £2, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Cardiff to Swansea. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £3.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Cardiff to Swansea, with £2. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £2.

How to save money travelling from Cardiff to Swansea

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Cardiff to Swansea in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from Cardiff to Swansea, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Cardiff to Swansea are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from Cardiff to Swansea

These are the most booked bus companies between Cardiff to Swansea from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Cardiff and Swansea

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in Cardiff and Swansea.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Cardiff to Swansea

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Cardiff to Swansea? Or which bus companies serve the route Cardiff - Swansea? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Cardiff to Swansea bus

How much does a Cardiff Swansea coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Cardiff Swansea bus trip is available from £2 and takes 1h 20m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Cardiff to Swansea?

This connection is offered by 3 companies with ticket prices ranging from £2 to £7. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Swansea.

How many connections are available for the Cardiff Swansea route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Cardiff to Swansea is offered by roughly 73 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Swansea from Cardiff take?

The quickest coach from Cardiff to Swansea is provided by National Express and takes 0h 50m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £4. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Cardiff to Swansea?

The earliest bus to Swansea departs from Cardiff at 02:05. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Cardiff to Swansea?

The latest bus to Swansea departs from Cardiff at 23:40. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Cardiff Swansea route?

Passengers looking to travel from Cardiff to Swansea can travel with National Express, FlixBus and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Cardiff and Swansea?

You can check all the direct connections between Cardiff and Swansea by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express, FlixBus and megabus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Swansea from Cardiff?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Cardiff Swansea bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Cardiff Swansea bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Cardiff to Swansea on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Cardiff to Swansea

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Cardiff to Swansea

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Cardiff to Swansea for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Swansea

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Cardiff to Swansea for the next days.
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    1h 0m
    01:11
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    02:11
    Swansea
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    Economy
    from £5
  • Transport for Wales
    0h 55m
    07:56
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    08:51
    Swansea
    Transport for Wales
    Economy
    from £6
  • Transport for Wales
    1h 6m
    07:16
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    08:22
    Swansea
    Central Station
    Transport for Wales
    Economy
    from £7
  • Great Western Railway (GWR)
    0h 56m
    06:44
    Cardiff
    Central Station
    07:40
    Swansea
    Central Station
    Great Western Railway (GWR)
    First Class
    from £19

More bus routes from Cardiff and Swansea

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Cardiff and from Swansea. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

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