Swansea railway station is on the South Wales main line/West Wales line; services on the Heart of Wales line to Shrewsbury start from here. It is located in the High Street off the A483 that runs through the city and to the north of the Maritime Quarter. The post code for the station is SA1 1NU. Ticket office open Monday to Friday 05.15 - 20.00, Saturday 06.15 - 20.00 and Sunday 08.00 - 20.00. Ticket machine, live Departure and Arrival screens, information services, tourist information centre, payphones, refreshments and shop, toilets. Car parking @ £5.80/day - 41 spaces; cycle storage stands.
Swansea is a major station with frequent/regular services to a number of destinations. To the east, services operate on the South Wales main line to Cardiff and Newport and on to Bristol Parkway, Reading & London Paddington or to Abergavenny, Shrewsbury & Manchester Piccadilly; connections at Cardiff for other lines. To the west, services run on the West Wales line to Carmarthen and then to Tenby & Pembroke Dock, Haverfordwest & Milford Haven and to Fishguard Harbour.
Services on the Heart of Wales line between Llanelli and Shrewsbury start from Swansea; train times up to 16 May 2015 are departures Monday to Saturday at 04.31, 09.15, 13.14 and 18.21; Sundays at 11.08 and 15.32. Arrivals from Shrewsbury Monday to Saturday are at 09.23, 13.04, 18.04 and 22.06; Sundays at 16.03 and 20.20.