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Swansea to Cardiff Airport by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 6m
  • Distance
    49 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Cardiff Airport by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Cardiff Airport take around 1 hour and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Cardiff Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Cardiff Airport?

Journeys between Swansea and Cardiff Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Swansea to Cardiff Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 43 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Cardiff Airport?

The Swansea to Cardiff Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Swansea to Cardiff Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff Airport is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:59, and the last at 21:43.

When to book Swansea to Cardiff Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Swansea to Cardiff Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Cardiff Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Cardiff Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cardiff Airport to Swansea by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.