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Train Information from London to Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway

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. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $66 (€53), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea.

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
How much do cheap trains from London to Swansea cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Swansea for the next 7 days starting from $66 (€53)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from London to Swansea?
The train price to Swansea from London is on average $75 (€61)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from London to Swansea by train?
The distance between London and Swansea by train is approximately 164 miles (264 km).
How many hours is the train time between London and Swansea?
The London to Swansea train duration is on average 2 h 41 min, which is to be expected when traveling 164 miles (264 km) to Swansea from London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from London to Swansea, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Swansea do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Swansea.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Swansea train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Swansea most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Swansea?
For the route from London to Swansea you can take a train with Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London to Swansea on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct train from London to Swansea?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day between London and Swansea. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Great Western Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services are there from London to Swansea a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from London to Swansea. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from London to Swansea? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from London to Swansea leaves at 7: 33 AM. The last train departing from London to Swansea leaves at 11: 48 AM. 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.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Swansea from London to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from London to Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€61) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from London to Swansea are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Swansea
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 from London to Swansea.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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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
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar