Swansea to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Swansea to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

48

Average

48

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Swansea to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
10:52AMSwansea4h21 03:13PMManchester
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481One-way

Train schedule from Swansea to Manchester

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Fastest train times from Swansea to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

4 h 21 m

Average

4 h 21 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

237 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Swansea for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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10:52AMSwansea4h21 03:13PMManchester
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Overview: Train from Swansea to Manchester

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€78)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service

Trains from Swansea to Manchester cover the 146 miles (236 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 14 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $85 (€78). Travelers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from Swansea to Manchester trains

Find the best trains between Swansea and Manchester with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from $52 (€48). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Great Western Rail

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Swansea and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Swansea - Manchester train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Manchester from Swansea, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Swansea to Manchester route. You can expect to travel around 146 miles (236 km) between Swansea and Manchester on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets to Manchester from Swansea starting as low as $127 (€116) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: $127

One of the best ways to travel from Swansea to Manchester is by taking a train with Great Western Rail. Omio helps you find the ideal Great Western Rail train between Swansea and Manchester by showing you Great Western Rail current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Swansea to Manchester route. You can expect to travel 146 miles (236 km) to Manchester from Swansea on a train with Great Western Rail. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Manchester from Swansea, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Great Western Rail train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Swansea to Manchester!

Great Western Rail from Swansea to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 58 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Swansea to Manchester

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester 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 Swansea to Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Swansea to Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $52 (€48)  one way.
The train price to Manchester from Swansea is on average $85 (€78)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance between Swansea and Manchester by train is approximately 146 miles (236 km).
The train time between Swansea and Manchester is on average 4 h 14 min  for the 146 miles (236 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Swansea and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Swansea   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Swansea and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

If you're looking for trains from Swansea to Manchester, you can rely on Cross Country, Transport for Wales or First Great Western Service to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Swansea to Manchester trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Swansea for Manchester is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Swansea to Manchester at 5: 28 AM   or take the last train from Swansea to Manchester leaving at 9: 54 PM. Look for the latest Swansea to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
If you book a train ticket from Swansea to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $85 (€78) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Swansea and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in Swansea and Manchester

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Manchester
The major railway station for departures from Swansea is Swansea. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Swansea for your journey from Swansea to Manchester.
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Phone Number
+44 8450507080
Public transit options for Swansea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stops on High Street outside the station

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