The cheapest trains from Cardiff to Swindon

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Cheapest

$41

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.

The average ticket from Cardiff to Swindon will cost around $ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 41.

Cheapest
09:18AMCardiff Central1h01 10:19AMSwindon
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$411One-way
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08:41AMCardiff Central0h57 09:38AMSwindon
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$411One-way
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10:18AMCardiff Central1h01 11:19AMSwindon
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$411One-way
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09:27AMCardiff Central1h42 11:09AMSwindon
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$411One-way
08:18AMCardiff Central1h01 09:19AMSwindon
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$451One-way

Timetable Cardiff to Swindon

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08:18AMCardiff Central1h01 09:19AMSwindon
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08:41AMCardiff Central0h57 09:38AMSwindon
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09:18AMCardiff Central1h01 10:19AMSwindon
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09:27AMCardiff Central1h42 11:09AMSwindon
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10:18AMCardiff Central1h01 11:19AMSwindon
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
Oct 21
$41Great Western Railway
$20National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$41Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$41Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$41Great Western Railway
$17National Express

The fastest trains from Cardiff to Swindon

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Fastest Journey

57 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

97 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Cardiff for Swindon every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 97 km distance in an average of 1 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 57 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 42 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.

Fastest
08:41AMCardiff Central0h57 09:38AMSwindon
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$411One-way
09:18AMCardiff Central1h01 10:19AMSwindon
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$411One-way
10:18AMCardiff Central1h01 11:19AMSwindon
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$411One-way
08:18AMCardiff Central1h01 09:19AMSwindon
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$451One-way
09:27AMCardiff Central1h42 11:09AMSwindon
1 changes
$411One-way

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Train Information between Cardiff and Swindon

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Cardiff to Swindon cover the 60 miles (97 km) long route taking on average 1 h 1 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $41 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Swindon.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Swindon
Travel by train to Swindon 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 Cardiff to Swindon.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Swindon from Cardiff cost?
Train tickets from Cardiff to Swindon for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $41 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Swindon from Cardiff on average?
The train price between Cardiff and Swindon is on average $41 (€33)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Cardiff to Swindon by train?
The Cardiff to Swindon train distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km).
How long is the train between Cardiff and Swindon?
The train time from Cardiff to Swindon is on average 1 h 1 min  for the 60 miles (97 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff and Swindon by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Swindon?

Some of the Cardiff train stations to Swindon you can start your journey from include Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Swindon include Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Swindon.

Where is the departure train station in Cardiff located? Where is the arrival train station in Swindon located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Cardiff.

The most popular arrival train station, Swindon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Swindon.

Which train companies can take me from Cardiff to Swindon?
When taking a train from Cardiff to Swindon, you can count on Great Western Railway for the best way to get you to Swindon. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cardiff to Swindon and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Cardiff and Swindon a day?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Swindon is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Cardiff to Swindon? When is the last train from Cardiff to Swindon?
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Swindon leaves at 7: 41 AM. The last train departing from Cardiff to Swindon leaves at 10: 19 AM. You can find the latest Cardiff to Swindon train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets from Cardiff to Swindon to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Cardiff to Swindon within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€33) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Cardiff to Swindon a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Swindon
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cardiff for your trip to Swindon.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway