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How to get from Leeds to Swansea?

We are suggesting 17 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Leeds Swansea. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Leeds Swansea

For your trip from Leeds (England, United Kingdom) to Swansea (Wales, United Kingdom) with a distance of 181 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Swansea from Leeds without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Leeds-Cardiff and Cardiff-Swansea.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Leeds. The bus will drop you off at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Leeds bus station (3723.3 mi from Leeds) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cardiff. Once arrived in Cardiff, take another coach of National Express or MegaBus that will take you to Swansea bus station (Wales United Kingdom).
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Leeds to Swansea without changing trains but some trains run on lines Leeds-Bristol and Bristol-Swansea allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Bristol leave from Leeds railway station in Leeds. Arrival in Bristol will take place at Bristol Temple Meads station (0.6 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Bristol where the train operated by First Great Western leave for Swansea.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Leeds-Cardiff will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by bus in order to cover the entire trip.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Swansea from Leeds. You can take the flight Leeds-Bristol and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Leeds and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Leeds-Bradford LBA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bristol (Bristol airport, IATA code: BRS) operated by Eastern Airways.

Which carriers to travel between Leeds and Swansea?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Leeds-Bristol with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line from Leeds to Manchester with the train which leaves Leeds station to arrive at Manchester Victoria railway station (England United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express operates the train journey Leeds-Manchester with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Arriva Trains Wales provides a rail connection from Manchester to Swansea with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Swansea railway station (Wales United Kingdom)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line Bristol-Swansea with the train from Bristol Temple Meads railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Swansea at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Leeds-Cardiff (175.2 mi)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Leeds in Leeds and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom) and between the city of Cardiff (serving Cardiff bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Swansea where the coach will drop you off at Swansea station situated at about 5.3 mi from Swansea city centre.
MegaBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines from the bus station of Leeds in Leeds and to the one of Cardiff (Wales United Kingdom) and between the city of Cardiff (serving Cardiff bus station at 0.4 mi from centre) and the city of Swansea where the coach will drop you off at Swansea station situated at about 5.3 mi from Swansea city centre.
Airlines
Eastern Airways carries out a flight from Leeds-Bradford LBA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Leeds to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)

Stop cities from Leeds or cities to visit near Swansea

When travelling from Swansea to Leeds by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Cardiff located at 35 mi from Swansea, Bristol 60 mi away from Swansea, Birmingham situated at 93 mi from Leeds and at approximately 106 mi from Swansea, Manchester located at 37 mi from Leeds and 147 mi away from Swansea, Abergavenny situated at 43 mi from Swansea, Chester at approximately 70 mi from Leeds (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Swansea or back to Leeds, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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