How to get to Swansea
Swansea has good transport links by road, rail and sea
The M4 runs directly to Swansea from west Wales, south-east Wales and London. The A465 Heads of the Valleys road connects with the M4 which offers a number of major dual carriageway connections straight to the heart of the city. The A465 also connects to the M50 and M5 making Swansea within an easy few hours drive of the West Midlands.
If you prefer not to drive, First operates a frequent shuttle coach service from Cardiff to Swansea. The service runs hourly off-peak and half-hourly at peak times. There are frequent buses to Swansea too, from all other principal towns in south and west Wales.
National Express Coaches – 08705 808080
Bus and Coach Enquiries – 0870 608 2 608
Swansea is well served by high speed First Great Western trains from London. Frequent ARRIVA trains run from west Wales, the Marches, the Midlands and the south-west.
National Rail Enquiry – 08457 484950
Direct flights link Dublin and other European cities with Cardiff Wales Airport, only 50 minutes away from Swansea by road. Swansea has its own local airport which is suitable for small aircraft.
Cardiff Wales Airport – 01446 711111
Swansea Cork Ferries sail directly from Swansea to Cork throughout most of the year. Other sailings are available from Pembroke Dock and Fishguard to Rosslare.
Swansea Cork Ferries – 01792 456116
Irish Ferries (Pembroke) – 08705 171717
Stena Sealink (Fishguard) – 08705 707070
Visit the Swansea Bay tourism site for accommodation and information
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