Travelling in Swansea

Getting to/ from campus by car

Swansea Bay and the Gower is a lovely region to explore by car. However, there is limited parking available near Singleton campus and it is quite expensive. The two carparks closest to the university are:

You can usually pay by cash, card or using the MiPermit app.

Travel by Bus

There are three bus companies in Swansea: FirstBus, Adventure Travel Wales and South Wales Transport. Most of the buses in Swansea city centre are FirstBus but tickets are not transferrable between companies.

First bus have recently started a “tap on/tap off” system on the buses with a contactless card, Apple Pay or equivalent. However, if you download the FirstBus app, you can get a cheaper Day ticket (£4.20 instead of £4.70). It also has a journey planner feature with live bus times.

The university is a hub and has a lot of bus connections. The main bus station is the Quadrant station in the city centre. The main buses are the 4, 4a, 92 and 91.

South Wales Transport

Adventure Travel Wales

Adventure Travel have a number of bus routes to some of the local tourist destinations, including Rhosilli Bay (118 or 119), Brecon via the Brecon Beacons/ Bannau Brecheiniog (T6)

Travel by Bike

Swansea is a cycle-friendly city! The promenade along the coast has a cycle path that is separate from the road.

You can hire a bike from various locations around Swansea and the Mumbles including Singleton campus: