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Journey duration 1 h 19 min
Connections per day 237
First departure: 04:59
Last departure: 22:20
Distance 55km

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Trains from Swansea to Cardiff: which companies can you travel with?

To get to Cardiff by train, you can rely on Nationalrail, only an example among all our partners.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the train tickets from Swansea to Cardiff?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Swansea to Cardiff from 5,00 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 19,50 £.

Trains from Swansea to Cardiff


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

Which stations serve the rail line Swansea - Cardiff?

You can take the train to Cardiff at Swansea [ SWA ], which arrives at Cardiff Air Bus or Cardiff Bay.

When are the first and last trains from Swansea to Cardiff scheduled?

The first train to Cardiff leaves at 13:02, whereas the last one at 22:02. On average, the journey lasts 3 hours and 3 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Cardiff in 1 hour and 23 minutes.

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