Liberty Stadium (Swansea)

Liberty Stadium

The Liberty Stadium is the home of football club Swansea City as well as the Ospreys rugby union team. With a capacity of just over 21,000, the stadium is the third largest in Wales after the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff City Stadium.

The stadium opened on the 10th July 2005, replacing the new tenants former homes of Vetch Field (Swansea City) and St Helen’s/The Gnoll (Ospreys) which by that time were outdated.

The first match played at the Liberty Stadium was on the 23rd July 2005, with Swansea City drawing 1-1 with Fulham in a friendly match. It wasn’t until November 2006 that the stadium recorded its first sell-out, when the Ospreys defeated Australia A 24-16.

Tenants: Swansea City (EFL Championship) & Ospreys (Pro14)

Opened: 2005

Capacity: 21,088

Address: Plasmarl, Swansea SA1 2FA

The stadium became the first Premier League ground in Wales after Swansea City’s promotion to the league in 2011. Several Wales international football matches have been played at the Liberty Stadium, the first being a 0-0 friendly draw with Slovenia in August 2005.

Tickets at Liberty Stadium

The ticket office at the Liberty Stadium sells tickets for both Swansea City and the Ospreys, the office is open Monday to Friday (10am-6pm) or Saturday’s (10am-4pm) or is reachable by phone on 01792 616 400. Tickets are also available to purchase online below.

Swansea City (EFL Championship) – Swansea City tickets are available to purchase online. With a capacity of just over 21,000, Swansea City generally come close to selling out most of their matches. Ticket prices for Swansea City are the same wherever you sit in the stadium, costing £30 for Adults, £17.50 for Concessions and £15 for Under 16s.

Ospreys (Pro14) – Ospreys tickets are available to purchase online. Tickets will generally always be available for Ospreys matches but are cheaper when booked in advance. Ticket prices range from:

  • Adult: £20-£32 (Cat A)/£16-£30 (Cat B)
  • Under 16s: £5-£15
  • Concessions: £15-£27 (Cat A)/£12-£24 (Cat B)

Location & Travel to Liberty Stadium

The Liberty Stadium is located in the Landore area of Swansea in southwest Wales, approximately 1.5 miles from the city centre.

Airport: The nearest major airport is in Cardiff, which offers flights across Europe. The airport is located 44 miles to the east, apart from driving the easiest way of reaching Swansea is catching a train from the airport’s station to Bridgend and connecting there.

Thinking of going to Swansea? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus/Coach: Swansea City bus station is located next to the Quadrant Shopping Centre in the city centre, with local bus services and national coaches services departing from here. Bus routes 4/4a, 120, 122, 125, 132 all run directly to the stadium.

National Express has links to many destinations from Swansea, you can search and book your tickets here.

Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to Swansea and offers over 10 routes from Aberaeron, Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Carmarthen, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, London and Newport. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving & Parking: When driving to the stadium, take junction 45 of the M4 motorway and follow sign posts along the A4067. There is no parking available at the stadium on match days, so you can either use the Landore Park and Walk (SA1 2JT) which is just a few minutes away, or the Felindre Park And Ride just off Junction 46 of the M4 – both options cost £10.

Train: Swansea railway station is located about 1.4 miles away from the stadium, with services across Wales and to Manchester, London, Bristol, Swindon and Reading. From the station it is either a 20 minute walk, or catch the 4/4A bus directly to the stadium which costs £2.80 (single journey) or £4.90 (return journey).

Thinking of catching a train to Swansea? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Walk: Walking to the stadium will take approximately 30 minutes, follow the Morfa Road parallel with the River Tawe.

Where to stay in Swansea

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Liberty Stadium Tour

Tours of the Liberty Stadium are available but must be requested in advance, with a minimum group size of 8. For further information or to book a Stadium tour contact or 01792 616400.

Further Information

Liberty Stadium Official Website

Swansea City Official Website

Ospreys Official Website

Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist

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