By air, by bus, by sea, by rail, by car...the transportation possibilites to Swansea are nearly endless.

By Air 

The largest international airport located near to Swansea is in Cardiff. Flights into Cardiff International Airport mostly originate from other European cities. Air Wales and smaller commuter airplanes fly into Swansea Airport. If you fly into Cardiff, it is only a short 50 km drive to Swansea. Otherwise, you can connect from the airport to rail or bus service to Swansea.

By Bus

Bus service to Swansea is provided from a number of locations throughout the United Kingdom including London (direct service from both Gatwick and Heathrow airports), West and South Yorkshire, Cardiff, and other locations in Wales. The bus station in Swansea is located off of West Way.

By Sea

Ferry service to Swansea is provided from Cork, Ireland. In the summer, there are six crossings during the week. The ferry terminal is located at Tawe on the east side of the city.

By Rail

Swansea is located on the  national rail system. Trains leave hourly from Paddington station in London (3 hours) and Cardiff (50 minutes). Other connections include Reading, Swindon, and Bristol Parkway. The southwest of England is connected to Swansea via Arriva Trains Wales service.

By Car

Swansea is a 50 minute drive from Cardiff and a 3.5 hour drive from London. Recall that driving is on the left in the UK. Rental cars can be picked up at Cardiff Airport.