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Transport

Whether you are travelling to, from or around Swansea there are many options for transport.

Public transport covers a large area of Swansea and Gower. Buses run regularly to many parts of the city with buses also covering the surrounding areas. The main Swansea bus station is located in the centre of Swansea with easy access to the shops, beach, Marina and Grand Theatre. The bus station is also served by regular National Express and Megabus services as well as regional buses to Cardiff and other areas of Wales. Information on bus services, location of the bus station and a timetable search can be found on the Bus information pages of this website.

 

Swansea has a number of taxi companies that operate across the area. Private hire vehicles are white and need to be booked while hackney carriages are black and can be hailed from the street. If you are out and about and looking for a taxi then we have ranks in the city centre, Morriston and Mumbles. More information including their locations and operating times can be found on our Locations of taxi ranks in Swansea page on this website.

 

Cycling is a great way to stay fit, get around and discover something new. Both the National Cycle Network and Celtic Trail West pass through Swansea or if you are looking for something a bit easier there are a number of short trails in the area. You can find out more about these routes on our Cycling  page. 

 

If you are coming into the city and don't want to bring the car then our Park and Ride service could be the answer. Sites are location at Fabian Way and Landore and buses link the sites to the city centre regularly. You can find out more at the Park and Ride page on this website.

 

Swansea train station is linked to the centre of Swansea by a regular bus service that stops at the front of the station. Trains depart regularly for local stops as well as direct trains to London and Manchester. The station has a number of facilities including a ticket office, cafe and accessible toilets. You can find out more about the station and services that call their at www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/SWA.aspxOpens new window.

 

If you have mobility problems or require extra support when out and about there are a number of services that can help. Swansea mobility hire provide powered scooters, wheelchairs and manual wheelchairs for use around the city centre. Look at the Swansea Mobility Hire pages on this website for information about hire costs, location and how to book.

A community transport scheme is available to people who cannot make the journey by any other means. Volunteer drivers are able to provide regular or one off journeys for a small fee. The Community Transport page on this website gives more information about the scheme including how to book transport. 

If you have long term mobility issues or receive certain benefits you may be eligible for a Blue Badge. This allows you to park in designated spaces which are closer to your destination. The scheme runs nationally. Information on how to apply and who is eligible can found on our  Blue Badge scheme page on this website.

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