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Best price £ 6.11
Journey duration 1 h 4 min
Connections per day 9
First departure 06:40
Last departure 16:48
Distance 34.2 mi

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What's the best way to get from Swansea to Cardiff? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Swansea to Cardiff, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Swansea to Cardiff?

The cheapest bus tickets from Swansea to Cardiff cost £ 3.56. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 8.02 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Swansea to Cardiff.

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How much time will it take to go from Swansea to Cardiff by bus?

The journey from Swansea to Cardiff covers a distance of 34.8 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 h 4 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 52 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Swansea to Cardiff faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Swansea to Cardiff?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Swansea to Cardiff leaving at 02:00. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 16:48.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do departures from Swansea leave for Cardiff?

You will be able to travel from Swansea to Cardiff using companies such as Megabus and National Express. Combined, these providers offer an average of 10 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 54 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Swansea to Cardiff using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 10 direct connections from Swansea to Cardiff each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.