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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2 h 42 m
2 h 52 m
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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.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$63 (€59)|
|Train frequency||20 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 20 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Great 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.
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.
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:
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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