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.
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4 h 18 m
5 h 15 m
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Of the 22 buses that leave London for Swansea every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€21)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Megabus, Flixbus or National Express|
Buses from London to Swansea cover the 164 miles (264 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Megabus, Flixbus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $15 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
Travel to Swansea from London from $15 (€14) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus from London to Swansea bus information:
National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Swansea bus: 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, should you need to.
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 traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Swansea, University Bay Campus, located 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from the city center.
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