London to Swansea train

Cheap train tickets from London to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

63

Average

64

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.

Great Western Railway
06:15PMLondon3h25 09:40PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
07:48PMLondon2h55 10:43PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
12:48PMLondon2h52 03:40PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
02:48PMLondon2h42 05:30PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
04:18PMLondon2h54 07:12PMSwansea
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641One-way

Train schedule from London to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
Great Western Railway
09:48AMLondon2h42 12:30PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
12:48PMLondon2h52 03:40PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
02:48PMLondon2h42 05:30PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
04:18PMLondon2h54 07:12PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
05:18PMLondon2h48 08:06PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
05:48PMLondon2h43 08:31PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
06:15PMLondon3h25 09:40PMSwansea
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Great Western Railway
07:48PMLondon2h55 10:43PMSwansea
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Fastest train times from London to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

2 h 42 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

264 km

Of the 8 trains that leave London for Swansea every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
02:48PMLondon2h42 05:30PMSwansea
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631One-way
Great Western Railway
09:48AMLondon2h42 12:30PMSwansea
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681One-way
Great Western Railway
05:48PMLondon2h43 08:31PMSwansea
0 transfers
641One-way
Great Western Railway
05:18PMLondon2h48 08:06PMSwansea
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641One-way
Great Western Railway
12:48PMLondon2h52 03:40PMSwansea
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631One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency20 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 20 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from London to Swansea cover the 164 miles (264 km) long route taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $63 (€59), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $50 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and South Western Railway from London to Swansea trains

For as little as $50 (€47) you can travel by train between London and Swansea with Great Western Rail and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Save time and money by searching for and booking your South Western Railway train from London to Swansea online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest South Western Railway train to Swansea from London, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current South Western Railway train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 164 miles (264 km) trip between London and Swansea as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Swansea from London, you can check straight away if the South Western Railway ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official South Western Railway London to Swansea train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between London and Swansea with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes to Swansea from London as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail London to Swansea train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and Swansea on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 164 miles (264 km) trip from London to Swansea with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

    Train information from London to Swansea with Great Western Rail:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
    • Great Western Rail frequency: 20 a day

    Trains From London To Swansea: Journey Details

    Fast and frequent services operated by First Great Western make reaching Swansea by train a breeze. Services leave London Paddington station every 30 minutes during peak times, with the first departure in the early hours of the morning and the last just before midnight. Most are direct and make the journey in around 3 hours. Some services require a change of train in Newport Gwent and take 3 hours and 20 minutes. A few services require a change at Cardiff Central or Neath. Off peak and super off peak rates are available for trains from London to Swansea .

    Taking the Train from London

    London Paddington Station is centrally located and easily accessible through many modes of transport. It's on the Bakerloo, Circle and District, Circle and Hammersmith & City underground lines and also the terminus for the Heathrow Express which offers non stop services to Heathrow Airport. A cab rank is located above platform 12 and many black cabs ply the streets around the station. It's also well-served with bus routes. Passengers can catch buses 7, 23, 27, 36, 205, 332, 436, and the night buses N7 and N205 from nearby Praed Street.

    Getting into Swansea by Train

    Swansea is a breezy city on the bay with a stylish Marina and Maritime Quarter. Famous for being the birthplace of Dylan Thomas, it's also the gateway to the Gower peninsular with its fine sandy beaches and scenic headlands. Trains from London arrive at Swansea Station centrally located on the High Street. cabs are available in front of the station and many buses pass the area. However the main bus station in the Quadrant is around a mile away. Passengers can buy bus tickets in advance along with their train tickets. Tickets such as PlusBus offer unlimited travel for a day, and 1 or 3 day Explore Gower tickets allow unlimited travel throughout Swansea city and the Gower.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Swansea

    Travel by train to Swansea 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 London to Swansea.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Swansea trains for as little as $50 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Swansea train price to come in at an average of $63 (€59)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Swansea from London by train to be approximately 164 miles (264 km).
    The London to Swansea train duration is on average 2 h 41 min, which is to be expected when traveling 164 miles (264 km) between London and Swansea. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Swansea   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city center in Swansea.

    When taking a train from London to Swansea, you can count on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Swansea. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Swansea and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 20 direct trains between London and Swansea per day with Great Western Railway  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing London for Swansea is 20 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from London to Swansea leaves at 6: 48 AM. The last train departing from London to Swansea leaves at 9: 48 PM. You can find the latest London to Swansea train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find trains from London to Swansea to cost on average $63 (€59) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Swansea train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey between London and Swansea.
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    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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