IEEC2022 VENUE, TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

VENUE

Swansea University Bay Campus
Fabian Way
Crymlyn Burrows
Swansea
SA1 8EN
Wales, UK

(NB the Bay Campus is located about 15 minutes by car from the city. The conference is not taking place at the University’s Singleton Campus in the city).

Campus map.

ACCOMMODATION

There is ample on-site 4* accommodation on the Bay Campus and a full range of amenities. The accommodation package includes linen, towels, toiletries, tea and coffee-making facilities, Wi-Fi and daily room service. Accommodation is within a short walk to the Great Hall where IEEC2022 is taking place.

Please click here to book accommodation on Swansea Bay campus. For a virtual tour of the Campus accommodation, please click here.

Other accommodation options:

Outskirts of Swansea
Towers Hotel and Spa 3*– 1.5miles
Ibis Swansea 2* – 1.6 miles
Village Hotel 3* – 2.1 miles

City Centre Hotels
Morgans Hotel 4* – 2.7 miles
Premier Inn Swansea (Waterfront) 3* – 2.3 miles
Premier Inn Swansea (City Centre) 3* – 2.8 miles
Grand Hotel Swansea 3* (next to the train Station) – 3.4 miles
Dragon Hotel 3* – 3.1 miles
Travelodge Swansea Central 3* – 3.2 miles
Swansea Marriott Hotel 4* – 3.3 miles

TRAVEL

By air

Bristol Airport

Bristol Airport is approximately 85 miles from Swansea. Visit the airport website here: www.bristolairport.co.uk

Train: Bristol Temple Meads train station is just 8 miles from Bristol airport. Here, you can take a train to get to Swansea  (with one change at Cardiff) in just 2 hours. To get to the train station, jump on the Flyer Express bus or get a taxi from outside the airport.

Bus: A regular National Express bus service runs between Bristol Airport and Swansea University Bay Campus and the city centre, so travellers can take the whole journey by National Express bus with just one change in Cardiff. The whole journey duration is around 3.5 hours. For further information and to book tickets visit www.nationalexpress.com

Heathrow Airport

Train: The London railway terminal for trains to Swansea is Paddington Station. Trains to Swansea are direct and you should not need to change trains at all during this journey. The journey time is approximately 3 hours. You can get to Paddington station from Heathrow within 15 minutes on the Heathrow Express. You can purchase tickets for both trains at www.nationalrail.co.uk, or buy them from a ticket machine at the station.

Bus:  Both National Express and Megabus provide direct coach service from Heathrow Airport to Swansea University Bay Campus and the city centre. Both services are usually very reasonably priced, and the journey can take approximately 4 to 5 hours depending on which service you choose. 

Swansea Train Station to Bay Campus

To get to Bay Campus from the train station, you can take a taxi or a bus.

Bus: For The Bay Campus, you can catch bus numbers 8 (Unibus) and 10 which will take you into the campus or the X1, X3, X5, X7 which stop on Fabian way just outside the campus.

You can find out bus times and plan your journey by visiting www.firstgroup.com/south-west-wales

For further information about transport to the Bay Campus, see www.swansea.ac.uk/the-university/location/

Taxi: Exit the train station via the side door and you will find a large taxi rank. Make sure you get into the taxi in the front of the queue. Taxis to The Bay can take around 15 minutes and cost roughly £10.

By car

Travelling west on the M4, leave the motorway at junction 42 and follow signs for Swansea on the A483 (Fabian Way).

The Bay Campus is situated to the left-hand side of Fabian Way and the main entrance is controlled by traffic lights.

Complimentary car parking is available for IEEC delegates who are staying at the Bay Campus accommodation.

By rail

  • Information and bookings to Swansea train station are available via trainline.
  • Information about Great Western Railways is here.
  • Information about Transport for Wales services is here.