Getting to Swansea

Swansea University is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach in south-west Wales, UK.

Swansea University is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Cardiff International Airport is less that an hour away and the M4 motorway, the main East-West arterial route from London, passes through the northern outskirts of Swansea. Swansea can also be reached by coach or train from Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, London Heathrow and Gatwick etc. For those travelling by car, the university postcode is SA2 8PP.

Swansea railway station is on the main west coast line from London Paddington, less than three hours away. Train bookings can be made through a variety of sources including:

There are also frequent bus services to the university campus from the train station (no. 4, every 12-15 mins) and bus station in the centre of town (nos. 4, 8, 43, 53, 82 etc). There are taxis ranks outside the train station, bus station and outside Fulton House at the university. A taxi from the train station to the university typically costs approximately £8. A day bus ticket costs £4.20.

The workshop will be held in the Council Chambers in the Abbey at Swansea University’s Singleton Campus. It is building 2 on this map.

Accommodation

If you need overnight accommodation, then there are a number of local hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs. We have assembled this list but there are also national chains such as Premier Inn, Travelodge etc.