How to travel from Edinburgh to Swansea

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $270
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $46 (€42) • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $77 (€72) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 300 miles (484 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Edinburgh and Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Swansea.

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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 Edinburgh to Swansea.
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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Swansea: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Swansea is by taking a bus with an average price of $46 (€42).

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

Taking a bus is about $32 (€29) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $77 (€72) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $224 (€208) less than taking a train to Swansea, which costs on average $270 (€250) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Edinburgh and Swansea is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Swansea by bus can take on average 14 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 47 min   on average.

The distance from Edinburgh to Swansea is approximately 300 miles (484 km).

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Swansea is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Swansea 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 Edinburgh to Swansea:

  • Buses most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Swansea at Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea at Swansea.

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

  • You can go to Swansea from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $46 (€42) with National Express from Edinburgh to Swansea on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Swansea with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Swansea tickets for $77 (€72) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Swansea with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $270 (€250) with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Swansea.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Swansea often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $46 (€42) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $77 (€72) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $270 (€250) one way on average.

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

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