Edinburgh to Swansea bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Cheapest

40

Average

42

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

National Express
08:10PMEdinburgh16h45 12:55PMSwansea
0 transfers
401One-way
National Express
08:50PMEdinburgh16h30 01:20PMSwansea
0 transfers
431One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Swansea

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National Express
08:10PMEdinburgh16h45 12:55PMSwansea
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National Express
08:50PMEdinburgh16h30 01:20PMSwansea
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 16

Fastest Journey

16 h 30 m

Average

16 h 37 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

484 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Edinburgh for Swansea every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

National Express
08:50PMEdinburgh16h30 01:20PMSwansea
0 transfers
431One-way
National Express
08:10PMEdinburgh16h45 12:55PMSwansea
0 transfers
401One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage bus duration14 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$84 (€78)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Flixbus

Buses from Edinburgh to Swansea cover the 300 miles (484 km) long trip taking on average 14 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $36 (€33), but the average price of bus tickets is $84 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.

Bus providers: National Express and FlixBus from Edinburgh to Swansea

Find the best buses between Edinburgh and Swansea with Omio's travel partners National Express and FlixBus from $36 (€33). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express
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National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Edinburgh to Swansea, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $36

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $96

Travel Tips: Bus to Swansea from Edinburgh

Take the bus to Swansea easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Swansea.
FAQs
Bus tickets between Edinburgh and Swansea for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $36 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
The bus price between Edinburgh and Swansea is on average $84 (€78)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance between Edinburgh and Swansea by bus is approximately 300 miles (484 km).
While the time it takes to travel 300 miles (484 km) to Swansea from Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Swansea bus journey time is on average 14 h 25 min.

When taking the bus between Edinburgh and Swansea, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Swansea, University Bay Campus, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station and Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Swansea, University Bay Campus and need to travel approximately 3.2 miles (5.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Swansea.

If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to Swansea, you can rely on National Express or Flixbus to get you to Swansea. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Edinburgh to Swansea journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Edinburgh at 7: 45 AM. The last bus leaves from Edinburgh at 9: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Edinburgh to Swansea and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Edinburgh to Swansea bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $84 (€78). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Edinburgh to Swansea. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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