How to travel from Glasgow to Swansea

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from Glasgow to Swansea

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

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To get from Glasgow to Swansea on Aug 16 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:33AMGlasgow Central7h09 06:42PMSwansea
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11:33AMGlasgow Central7h09 06:42PMSwansea
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09:40AMGlasgow Central6h59 04:39PMSwansea
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08:36AMGlasgow Central7h03 03:39PMSwansea
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01:35PMGlasgow Central7h06 08:41PMSwansea
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Travel Information between Glasgow and Swansea

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $194
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $73 (€68) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $75 (€69) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 293 miles (472 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Swansea from Glasgow. 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 $73 (€68). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Swansea.
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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Swansea: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Swansea from Glasgow is by taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€68).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swansea:

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a flight to Swansea, which costs on average $75 (€69) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $120 (€112) less than taking a train, which costs on average $194 (€180) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Swansea from Glasgow 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, going by bus can take 12 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 59 min   of travel time.

The distance from Glasgow to Swansea is approximately 293 miles (472 km).

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Swansea is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Glasgow and 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 when traveling from Glasgow to Swansea:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Most travelers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Swansea.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Swansea from Glasgow with National Express, and you can find National Express Glasgow to Swansea tickets for $73 (€68) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Swansea from Glasgow with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Glasgow to Swansea tickets for $75 (€69) on Omio.
  • You can go to Swansea from Glasgow by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for $194 (€180) with Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Swansea on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Glasgow 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 on average $73 (€68) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $75 (€69) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $194 (€180) one way.

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

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