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Cardiff docks, Wales

Coach travel from Swansea to Cardiff

From £5.30 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 5 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 10 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from Swansea to Cardiff in 1 hour 5 mins (fastest journey)

Enjoy a break in the Welsh capital with ease onboard a National Express coach. Travel to Cardiff from just £5.30 one-way* on up to 10 services per day and make great savings on reliable coach travel.

Plus, with a guaranteed seat when you book, a free Wi-Fi service, and a generous luggage allowance, you can travel with confidence once again.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Swansea Bus Station

Swansea Bus Station is an easy location to start your journey from, right in the heart of the city.

Plus, with plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants nearby to grab any pre-travel essentials from.  

Arriving at Cardiff Coach Station

The coach station is a 15-minute stroll from Cardiff Rail Station, and just a short walk through to the city centre, where you can soon enjoy plenty of the city's bars, restaurants, shopping and more.  

Read more on our Cardiff Coach Station facilities and information page.

Swansea to Cardiff route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Swansea Bus Station
  • Swansea University, Bay Campus
  • Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 27 July 2021 for travel between 27 July and 24 Nov 2021
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