With Swansea City AFC playing in the Premier League, we’re looking forward to offering a warm Welsh welcome to supporters from other Premiership clubs who may be making their first visit to Swansea.
Whether you’re coming just for the game, making a weekend of it or thinking of staying for longer, the following information will be helpful in planning your visit. But if there’s anything else you need to know, please do get in touch.
The Liberty Stadium
Getting to Swansea – is easy by road, rail, air or sea. If you’re travelling independently then your route to the Stadium is via J45 of M4 and then using the Park & Ride facility for supporters. More details can be found here.
Local travel to the Liberty Stadium – It’s only 1.5 miles from the city centre to Liberty Stadium if you fancy the walk. Buses 4 & 4a take supporters from Swansea bus station and the train station to The Liberty Stadium. Taxis are also available at the bus and train stations. For more detailed information, click on our dedicated travel and parking page which has information for home and away supporters.
What’s the Liberty Stadium Like? – The Liberty Stadium has a maximum capacity of 20,400 for sporting events and 25,000 for concerts. Its home to Swansea City FC and the Ospreys regional rugby side so hosts at least one game a week during the season. The stadium opened in 2005, the same year as the National Waterfront Museum opened in the city and has become the focus for the regeneration of this part of the city.
Around the Liberty Stadium – There are plenty of nearby places to eat and drink including: Frankie & Bennys, Harvester, Pizza Hut, KFC, Starbucks, Rossi’s Fish & Chip Bar and Pizzeria Vessuvio with lots more choice in the city centre. Immediately adjacent to the Liberty Stadium is Morfa Shopping Park which is home to B&Q, PC World/Curry’s, Game, TK Maxx, Sports Direct, Next, New Look, Argos, Boots, Brantano, Peacocks and Morrisons.
Coming to Swansea just for the game?
There are a few things not to miss if you can squeeze it in…
- The five mile sweep of Swansea Bay, just a short drive from the Liberty
- One of Swansea’s famous Joe’s Ice Creams
- A hot Welsh cake from the griddle or ready to eat cockles eaten with or without vinegar, all found in Swansea Market in the city centre.
- Sample Hurns’ Premier Brew, produced specially to celebrate the Swans arrival in the Premiership
No time on this visit? Then you’re missing out! Next season why not make a weekend of it – or come back anytime and experience the delights of Swansea and the whole of the region.
Why not make a weekend of it?
With your mates…
Why not combine supporting your team with a weekend making the most of Swansea’s great outdoors and fun night scene? The City has a great reputation within the region for its nightlife. The focus is on Wind Street (pronounced Wine Street!) in the City centre where you’ll find all you need for a great night out – bars restaurants, clubs and a casino. Swansea also has a very active live music scene so keep your ears open.
One of our other strengths is the great outdoors – whether experienced or just a beginner you can enjoy some of the most consistent surf conditions in the UK or access some of the best mountain biking. These are just a few of the great Outdoor activities you can have a go at during your stay.
With the family…
Swansea is a great place to visit with the whole family with loads of things for them to do while you’re at the game. They’re bound to love visiting some of the fantastic beaches in the area, particularly those found on the UK first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – the Gower Peninsula.
Indoors, the LC with its waterpark and wave-rider attraction is a must or visit National Waterfront Museum for a taste of the history of Wales. For a real taste of what’s local pop in to Swansea Market a feast for the senses – particularly the taste buds!
These are just some of the things you can do – check out the rest of this site for more information on what to see and do and where to stay.
Stay for longer
The Swansea Bay region is a great place to come for a longer break with a winning combination of vibrant city, endless coastline and beautiful countryside providing the backdrop for whole host of activities and the inspiration for a wide variety of events throughout the year. Put Swansea Bay on your list of places to visit this year!