The cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$46

Average

$51

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.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Swansea will cost around $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.

Cheapest
09:50PMEdinburgh16h30 02:20PMSwansea
1 changes
$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:10PMEdinburgh16h40 01:50PMSwansea
1 changes
$551One-way

Timetable Edinburgh to Swansea

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09:10PMEdinburgh16h40 01:50PMSwansea
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09:50PMEdinburgh16h30 02:20PMSwansea
0 changes

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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
Sep 26
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$58National Express
$220easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$250Arriva Trains Wales
$46National Express
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Wed
Sep 29
$166Cross Country
$38National Express
$65easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$166Cross Country
$32National Express
$61easyJet

The fastest buses from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

16 h 30 m

Average

16 h 35 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

484 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Swansea without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:50PMEdinburgh16h30 02:20PMSwansea
1 changes
$461One-way
2nd Fastest
09:10PMEdinburgh16h40 01:50PMSwansea
1 changes
$551One-way

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Bus Information to Swansea from Edinburgh

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$44 (€35)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Swansea cover the 300 miles (484 km) long route taking on average 16 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $44 (€35), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea, West Way.

Bus companies

Edinburgh to Swansea with National Express

You can travel by bus from Edinburgh to Swansea with National Express for as low as $32 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between Edinburgh and Swansea with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Edinburgh to Swansea trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 300 miles (484 km) journey between Edinburgh and Swansea with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from Edinburgh to Swansea on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Edinburgh to Swansea
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FAQs
How much are cheap buses to Swansea from Edinburgh?
Bus tickets to Swansea from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $32 (€26)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus between Edinburgh and Swansea?
The Edinburgh to Swansea bus ticket price is on average $44 (€35)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Swansea by bus?
The bus distance from Edinburgh to Swansea is around 300 miles (484 km).
How long is a bus from Edinburgh to Swansea on average?
On average the Edinburgh to Swansea bus time is 16 h 30 min  covering the 300 miles (484 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Edinburgh to Swansea, which bus station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which bus station in Swansea do I arrive in?

When taking the bus to Swansea from Edinburgh, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Swansea, West Way, Swansea, The Kingsway / Picton Lane (Digital Village) and Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Swansea, West Way.

Where is the departure bus station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival bus station in Swansea located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Swansea most often arrive at Swansea, West Way and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers can take me to Swansea from Edinburgh?
If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to Swansea, you can rely on National Express 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.
When can I take the first bus from Edinburgh to Swansea? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The first Edinburgh to Swansea bus departs at 8: 10 PM   and the last bus from Edinburgh to Swansea leaves at 8: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Edinburgh to Swansea on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I buy the Edinburgh to Swansea bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Edinburgh to Swansea bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $44 (€35). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Edinburgh and Swansea. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Swansea
Edinburgh
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.