Manchester to Swansea train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Cheapest

58

Average

81

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.

Cheapest
07:31PMManchester Piccadilly5h03 12:34AMSwansea
1 transfer
581One-way
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h27 01:58PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way
05:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h37 10:08PMSwansea
1 transfer
671One-way
06:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h40 11:11PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h12 12:43PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 12
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h12 12:43PMSwansea
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09:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h27 01:58PMSwansea
0 transfers
10:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h06 02:37PMSwansea
0 transfers
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h08 03:39PMSwansea
0 transfers
12:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h08 04:39PMSwansea
0 transfers
01:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h40 06:11PMSwansea
0 transfers
05:05PMManchester Piccadilly4h28 09:33PMSwansea
1 transfer
05:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h37 10:08PMSwansea
1 transfer
06:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h40 11:11PMSwansea
0 transfers
07:31PMManchester Piccadilly5h03 12:34AMSwansea
1 transfer
08:31PMManchester Piccadilly5h24 01:55AMSwansea
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Fastest Journey

4 h 6 m

Average

4 h 32 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

237 km

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.

Fastest
10:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h06 02:37PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way
12:31PMManchester Piccadilly4h08 04:39PMSwansea
0 transfers
751One-way
11:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h08 03:39PMSwansea
0 transfers
751One-way
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h12 12:43PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way
09:31AMManchester Piccadilly4h27 01:58PMSwansea
0 transfers
671One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Swansea

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTransport 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Manchester to Swansea trains

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

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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Swansea.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and Swansea for as low as $45 (€41)  for the next 7 days.
    The Manchester to Swansea train ticket price is on average $52 (€47)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    The distance between Manchester and Swansea by train is approximately 146 miles (236 km).
    The Manchester to Swansea train duration is on average 4 h 6 min, which is to be expected when traveling 146 miles (236 km) to Swansea from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    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.

    Take the Manchester to Swansea train with Transport for Wales or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Manchester to Swansea as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day from Manchester to Swansea. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Transport for Wales. 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.
    The average number of trains departing Manchester for Swansea is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Manchester to Swansea train departs at 5: 30 AM   and the last train from Manchester to Swansea leaves at 7: 31 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester to Swansea on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Manchester to Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $52 (€47) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Swansea a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Manchester
    Swansea
    The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Swansea from Manchester.
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    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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