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from Bristol to Swindon

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Travel Information between Bristol and Swindon

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€30) • 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) between Bristol and Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bristol to Swindon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bristol to Swindon
Travel to Swindon 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 Swindon.
How do I travel from Bristol to Swindon?

There are 2 travel options from Bristol to Swindon: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bristol to Swindon?

The cheapest way to travel to Swindon from Bristol is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Swindon:

A bus is generally $28 (€23) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $37 (€30) from Bristol to Swindon.

What is the fastest way to get from Bristol to Swindon?

The fastest way from Bristol to Swindon is by train with an average journey time of 24 min.

There are alternative travel options to Swindon that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Bristol to Swindon?

You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km) between Bristol and Swindon.

How many services a day are there from Bristol to Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Swindon is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and in Swindon?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Swindon.
  • Trains most often depart from Bristol at Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Swindon at Swindon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Swindon?

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

  • Megabus can take you to Swindon by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Bristol to Swindon for $9 (€7).
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Swindon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from Bristol to Swindon for $37 (€30).
Is there a way to travel directly from Bristol to Swindon?

Yes, there are direct services available from Bristol to Swindon with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with Great Western Railway with 25 direct trains per day.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Bristol to Swindon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Bristol to Swindon often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Luton. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Bristol and Swindon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swindon and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Bristol to Swindon online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bristol to Swindon, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€7) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $37 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Swindon online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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