How to travel from Bristol to Swansea

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from Bristol to Swansea

You can get from Bristol to Swansea by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Bristol to Swansea on Mar 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50PMBristol2h50 10:40PMSwansea
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07:50PMBristol2h50 10:40PMSwansea
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10:00PMBristol, City Centre2h10 12:10AMSwansea
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10:00PMBristol, City Centre2h15 12:15AMSwansea
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07:50PMBristol2h55 10:45PMSwansea
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Travel Information to Swansea from Bristol

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Take a bus or train to travel 58 miles (94 km) from Bristol to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bristol to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol to Swansea

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Bristol to Swansea.

There are 2 ways to travel to Swansea from Bristol including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Swansea from Bristol is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swansea:

Taking a bus is about $30 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€36) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Bristol and Swansea is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 5 min.

The distance from Bristol to Swansea is approximately 58 miles (94 km).

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Swansea is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 31 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to Swansea as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bristol to Swansea:

  • Buses from Bristol to Swansea most often leave from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bristol Temple Meads and tend to arrive in Swansea.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Swansea, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Swansea by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Bristol to Swansea tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).

Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Swansea with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Swansea with Megabus.
  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Swansea with Great Western Railway.

Direct services to Swansea tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Bristol to Swansea? Many Omio customers who go from Bristol to Swansea usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Cardiff or Birmingham from Swansea, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Bristol to Swansea, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $41 (€36) one way.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Swansea tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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