A n Amazing Location Swansea   University’s   new   Bay   Campus,   which   opened   in   September 2015,   is   positioned   in   a   unique   location   on   the   beach   beautifully surrounded by Swansea Bay. Swansea    is    on    the    edge    of    The    Gower,    the    UK’s    first    area    of outstanding    natural    beauty    and    the    location    of    Rhossili    Beach, recently commended as the third best beach in Europe.
Getting There
From outside the UK There   are   excellent   train   and   coach   links   to   Swansea   from   London   Gatwick   and   Heathrow   Airports   and   good   train   links   from   Bristol   International   and   Cardiff   International. The nearest international airport to Swansea is at Cardiff and offers scheduled flights from several European cities. Tip: Flights to Cardiff via Amsterdam from outside Europe can be a great option.   From within the UK   Internal flights to Cardiff are available from UK airports at Aberdeen, Anglesey, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. 
The M4 motorway, the main east-west arterial route from London passes through the northern outskirts of Swansea.
Travel by train from within the UK Fast   and   frequent   train   services   link   all   regions   of   the   UK   to   Swansea   Bay   either   direct   or   with   one   easy   interchange.   Direct   trains   run   from   London   Paddington,   Bristol Parkway,   Cardiff,   Newport,   Hereford,   Shrewsbury,   Crewe   and   Manchester   to   the   Swansea   Bay   area,   and   there   are   good   connections   from   the   Midlands,   north-east,   south,   and south   west   England   at   Bristol   Parkway.   For   travellers   arriving   by   air,   there   are   fast   rail/air   links   to   Swansea   Bay   from   London   (Gatwick   and   Heathrow),   Bristol   and   Cardiff International Airports. The scenic Heart of Wales line also gets you direct from Shrewsbury to Swansea. For train times and information, contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 or visit or Travel by train from mainland Europe   Frequent   Eurostar   trains   link   Paris,   Lille   and   Brussels   directly   with   London   St   Pancras   International   then   via   Underground   or   taxi   link   to   London   Paddington   for   onward   train travel to Swansea Bay. Eurostar runs frequently between 06:00 and 21:00 daily and is for foot passengers only.
Swansea   Bay   is   in   south-west   Wales,   in   the   west   of   the   United   Kingdom, and   is   easy   to   reach   by   car,   train,   coach,   sea,   or   air.   Just   a   3½   hour   drive from    London,    and    2¾    hours    from    Birmingham,    it’s    the    ideal    place    to escape    to    for    a    relaxing    short    break,    or    longer    holiday,    in    peaceful surroundings.   In   addition,   fast   and   frequent   train   and   coach   services   link major   UK   cities   to   Swansea   Bay.   If   you’re   travelling   from   further   afield,   it’s straightforward   to   reach   us   by   sea   or   air   –   please   see   the   options   below   for further information on each method of transport.
There are frequent coach services to Swansea Bay from all regions of the UK, either direct or with one easy interchange National   Express   runs   direct   to   Swansea   and   Port   Talbot   from   Central   London,   Gatwick   and   Heathrow   Airports,   West   and   South   Yorkshire,   the   West   Midlands,   Bristol   and Cardiff. Megabus runs direct to Swansea from London, Bristol and Birmingham. There is also a daily direct service from Rosslare to Swansea. First Cymru X10 runs direct to Swansea from Cardiff every hour, daytime
Local   bus   services   leave   from   stops   adjacent   to   the   coach   station   at   Swansea   for   all   parts   of   the   city   and   region   including   Gower   and   Mumbles;   and   from   adjacent   stops   in Port Talbot bus station to Aberavon, the Afan Valley and Neath. For comprehensive information on travel to local attractions, accommodation, beach walks and other points of visitor interest, visit .