Exploring the area

Getting Around Swansea Bay

 

Exploring by Car

 
A good network of local roads enables you to get quickly to the many attractions in Swansea Bay, Mumbles and Gower
 
Car Parking (generally charged) is available at most locations
 

Exploring by Bus

 
An extensive network of local buses serves the City of Swansea, Mumbles, Gower, Neath, Port Talbot and Valleys.
 
Find your local bus times by visiting Traveline Cymru or telephone 0871 200 22 33
 
For information on getting to attractions throughout the area, download the Swansea Bay Visitor Travel Guide
 
The following websites will help you with more detailed information:

BayTrans

First Cymru Buses

South Wales Transport Buses

NAT Group
 
You can also get expert help in planning local travel itineraries and information from Swansea Tourist Information Centre 

 

Explore Wales Pass

 
These tickets give you unlimited access to trains and most local buses throughout Wales including  Swansea Bay. This ticket allows 4 days train travel and 8 days bus travel on First Cymru and South Wales Transport.

 

Explore South Wales Pass

 
These tickets give you unlimited access to trains and most local buses throughout South Wales including Swansea Bay. This ticket also allows 4 days train travel and 8 days bus travel on First Cymru and South Wales Transport.
 
Travel and Tourism Benefits with your Explore Passes:

Explore Wales or South Wales Pass holders are also entitled to a range of other benefits, including ’2 for 1′ entry, or discounted admission, to many of Wales’ biggest tourist attractions and Youth Hostels.

You’ll also receive a free Travel Guide with your Pass, which includes a travel map, attraction access summaries and useful sources of information for planning your itinerary.

Further information:

Explore Wales Pass
Explore South Wales Pass

 

Gower Explorer

 
Frequent bus services from Swansea to south and north Gower including Rhossili run from Mondays to Saturdays. A comprehensive Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday service will run from 29th May to 25th September 2016.

 

Explore Gower Pass

 
These tickets give unlimited travel on buses in Gower, Mumbles and the city of Swansea and can be purchased as follows:

  • At UK staffed train stations when you purchase your train ticket to Swansea
  • At Swansea train station (can be purchased without a train ticket)
  • On First Cymru or NAT buses in Swansea, Mumbles and Gower

 
One days’ travel: £5.40 adult; £3.60 16 and under
Three days’ travel £13.00; £8.00 16 and under (cannot be purchased on the bus)

 

Cymru Clipper

 
A network of express bus services running from Swansea, Neath and Port Talbot gives easy and inexpensive travel to the many visitor attractions around Swansea Bay including Waterfall Country; Margam Country Park; the Vale of Neath; and Pontlliw & Pontarddulais.

 

Adventures in Gower and Mumbles Without a Car

 
Escape to a special place without the car – using this handy guide which contains all the information you will need to explore Gower and Mumbles. You can also download a bus timetable here.

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