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.
This is the last train of the day.
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4 h 6 m
4 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 11 trains that leave Manchester for Swansea every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||146 miles (236 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$52 (€47)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transport for Wales or Cross Country|
Trains from Manchester to Swansea cover the 146 miles (236 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $52 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swansea.
You can travel by train between Manchester and Swansea with CrossCountry for as low as $45 (€41). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Swansea you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Manchester and Swansea with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Manchester to Swansea as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Manchester to Swansea train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry 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 to Swansea from Manchester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 146 miles (236 km) route to Swansea from Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swansea.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Swansea most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city center.
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