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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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16 h 30 m
16 h 37 m
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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.
|Distance||300 miles (484 km)|
|Average bus duration||14 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$84 (€78)|
|Bus companies||National 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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