Travel options
from Cardiff to Swindon

You can get from Cardiff to Swindon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cardiff to Swindon on Oct 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:40AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens4h40 08:20AMSwindon
1 changes
$221One-way
Cheapest
03:40AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens4h40 08:20AMSwindon
1 changes
$221One-way
Other options
01:45AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens4h05 05:50AMSwindon
1 changes
$221One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$41Great Western Railway
$22National Express
Wed
Oct 27
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$25National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$41Great Western Railway
$17National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$41Great Western Railway
$22National Express

Travel Information from Cardiff to Swindon

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€20) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 60 miles (97 km) by bus or train to Swindon from Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Swindon.

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FAQs
How do I get from Cardiff to Swindon?

There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Swindon: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Swindon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to Swindon:

Taking a bus is usually $5 (€4) less than taking a train to Swindon, which costs on average $25 (€20) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Cardiff to Swindon?

The quickest way to travel to Swindon from Cardiff is by train, which takes on average 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 45 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Cardiff to Swindon?

Swindon is approximately 60 miles (97 km) away from Cardiff.

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

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Swindon is:

  • Around 51 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Cardiff and Swindon, where do I depart from Cardiff and where do I arrive in Swindon?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Swindon at Swindon.
  • Trains most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff Central and arrive in Swindon at Swindon.
Which travel companies can get me from Cardiff to Swindon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Swindon:

  • You can take a bus from Cardiff to Swindon with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€16) with National Express from Cardiff to Swindon.
  • You can go to Swindon from Cardiff by train with Great Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for $25 (€20) with Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Swindon on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Cardiff to Swindon?
Your trip from Cardiff to Swindon doesn't have to end in Swindon. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Birmingham to your Cardiff to Swindon tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swindon today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Cardiff to Swindon online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $25 (€20) one way on average.

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

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