Travel by carBy Road

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 from all other principal towns in south and west Wales too.

Travel by train

By Train

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.

Travel by plane

By Plane

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.

Around Swansea

Travel by busPublic transport

The City Centre is well serviced by public transport. For further information about bus and train services contact Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 22 33.

Park & Ride

It’s so quick and easy to use Swansea`s award winning Park & Ride service. It costs only £2.50 for all day parking and bus travel for up to 4 people.

There are facilities and security supervision at the Landore, Fabian Way and Fforestfach car parks – see for full details.

Car parking

The City Centre is serviced by approx. 8850 spaces and 25 car parks either based within the City Centre or nearby. Council car parks in the City Centre are FREE on Sundays. For details about car parks in Swansea see

Shop mobility

For those with mobility problems Swansea’s Mobility Hire, based in St. David’s Shopping Centre, hire out electric scooters or powered or manual wheelchairs.

For bookings and information call 01792 461785.

More informationFurther information

For the latest information on where to stay and what to do in Swansea, details of further offers and information on how to get around the city ring the Tourist Information Centre on 01792 468321.