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from Liverpool to Swansea

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

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Sep 21
$140Arriva Trains Wales
$48National Express
Sep 22
$39Arriva Trains Wales
$38National Express
Sep 23
$39Arriva Trains Wales
Sep 24
$39Arriva Trains Wales
$48National Express
Sep 25
$139Arriva Trains Wales
$31National Express
Sep 26
$140West Midlands Railway
$50National Express
Sep 29
$39Arriva Trains Wales
$38National Express
Sep 30
$39Arriva Trains Wales
$38National Express
Oct 1
$140Arriva Trains Wales
Oct 2
$140West Midlands Railway
$38National Express
Oct 3
$141Arriva Trains Wales

Travel Information between Liverpool and Swansea

distanceDistance130 miles (209 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $140 (€112) • 4 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Arriva Trains Wales

Take a bus or train to travel 130 miles (209 km) to Swansea from Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Liverpool to Swansea.

Travel Tips

Travel from Liverpool to Swansea
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 Liverpool to Swansea.
What are the ways to get from Liverpool to Swansea?

You can travel between Liverpool and Swansea 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to Swansea?

The cheapest way to travel to Swansea from Liverpool is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A bus is $125 (€100) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Liverpool to Swansea costing on average $140 (€112).

What is the fastest way to get from Liverpool to Swansea?

The fastest way to get to Swansea from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 32 min.

Other travel options to Swansea can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Swansea by bus can take on average 7 h 10 min.

What is the distance from Liverpool to Swansea?

The Liverpool to Swansea distance is around 130 miles (209 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Liverpool to Swansea?

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Swansea is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Liverpool to Swansea, where do I depart from Liverpool and where do I arrive in Swansea?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Liverpool to Swansea:

  • Buses most often depart from Liverpool at Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Swansea at Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains from Liverpool to Swansea most often leave from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Swansea.
Who can get me from Liverpool to Swansea?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Swansea by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Liverpool to Swansea for $15 (€12).
  • Arriva Trains Wales can get you to Swansea by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Arriva Trains Wales from Liverpool to Swansea for $140 (€112) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to Swansea?
Your trip from Liverpool to Swansea doesn't have to end in Swansea. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Cardiff or Bristol to your Liverpool to Swansea tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swansea today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Liverpool to Swansea one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $15 (€12) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $140 (€112) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool (Coach Station)
Liverpool Liverpool One Bus Station

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
James Street

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