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 London to Swansea will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.
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Of the 17 buses that leave London for Swansea every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 264 km distance in an average of 5 h 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 6 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$8 (€6)|
|Bus companies||National Express or Megabus|
Buses from London to Swansea cover the 164 miles (264 km) long route taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $8 (€6), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
Travel between London and Swansea from $4 (€4) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
If you’re thinking of taking a bus between London and Swansea, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 164 miles (264 km) from London to Swansea and pay as low as $4 (€4) if you book in advance.
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 between London and Swansea, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule from London to Swansea, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets on Omio today!
When you buy your National Express bus tickets from London to Swansea don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
With 12 departures per day, every day of the week, travelers will find buses from London to Swansea a convenient and easy way to travel. The 180-mile route is covered in as little as 4 hours 23 minutes. Coaches depart from London Victoria, arriving at Swansea University Bay Campus, or Swansea, West Way.
All services are provided by National Express. When onboard, passengers benefit from spacious, comfortable seating, free wifi, and power sockets to charge personal devices.
Journey times vary depending slightly depending on traffic during peak time. The fastest service is the late night service leaving London at approximately 8:00 p.m. which takes just 4 hours 23 minutes. Most direct routes take under 5 hours. Indirect routes take from 5 hours 40 minutes to 7 hours 55 minutes, depending on wait times at transfer stations.
Whenever passengers decide to travel, they can expect 12 departures from London to Swansea. Of these 12, 6 are direct. The remaining 6 require one change at London Heathrow or Cardiff Sophia Gardens. Departures are spread throughout the day including options for overnight travel.
Departure station: Passengers will join this service at London Victoria. London Victoria is the city's busiest coach station, found in the heart of Westminster, just a short walk from tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace and St James' Park. It is linked to Victoria rail station, with good links to the rest of the country. It can be accessed by numerous bus routes from around the city, as well as the District & Circle and Victoria London Underground lines. The area surrounding the station has numerous coffee shops and dining options, to amuse traveler's while they wait to board the service.
Arrival station: Passengers can alight at Swansea University Bay Campus or Swansea West Way. The Swansea Campus is located 3 miles out of town, while West Way is very central, just a 10-minute walk from the railway station and high street. Passengers arriving at Swansea University Bay Campus can use bus services to connect them to the rest of the city.
Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria to Swansea, West Way most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.
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