How to travel from Cardiff to Swindon

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from Cardiff to Swindon

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

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To get from Cardiff to Swindon on Aug 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:51AMCardiff Central0h56 10:47AMSwindon
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04:45AMCardiff, Sophia Gardens3h35 08:20AMSwindon
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08:41AMCardiff Central0h58 09:39AMSwindon
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06:18PMCardiff Central0h59 07:17PMSwindon
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05:54PMCardiff Central0h56 06:50PMSwindon
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Travel Information between Cardiff and Swindon

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€34) • 56 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€34) • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 60 miles (97 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Cardiff and Swindon. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€34). 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Swindon.

There are 4 travel options from Cardiff to Swindon: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Swindon from Cardiff is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€34).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A train is generally $1 (€1) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€35) from Cardiff to Swindon.

The fastest way from Cardiff to Swindon is by train with an average journey time of 56 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 35 min.

The distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km) from Cardiff to Swindon.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Swindon is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 52 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cardiff and Swindon as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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 mostly depart from Cardiff Central and arrive in Swindon.

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

  • You can travel between Cardiff and Swindon by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $38 (€35) 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 $37 (€34) with Great Western Railway from Cardiff to Swindon on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Cardiff to Swindon often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bristol or Birmingham. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Swindon and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $38 (€35) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $37 (€34) one way.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Swindon 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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