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

For more information on where to park, parking charges, Park & Ride, etc. go to the Council’s Car Parks pages. Parking information for Wales Airshow (1 & 2 July 2017) can be found here.

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 0800 464 0000

The following websites will help you with more detailed information:

BayTrans

Travel Adventures in rural Swansea & Neath Port Talbot

First Cymru Buses

South Wales Transport Buses

NAT Group

Travel Adventures in rural Swansea & Neath Port Talbot

 

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 on the following days in 2018:

Sundays and Holiday Mondays 27 May to 2 September inclusive

Frequent bus services from Swansea to south and north Gower including Rhossili run from Mondays to Saturdays.

 

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 Margam Country Park, the Vale of Neath, the Swansea Valley and 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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