How to travel from Liverpool to Swansea

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Travel Information from Liverpool to Swansea

distanceDistance130 miles (209 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$32 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€32) • 4 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 130 miles (209 km) by train or bus to Swansea from Liverpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Liverpool to Swansea.

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from Liverpool to Swansea

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Liverpool to Swansea is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Cross Country, West Midlands Railway and Transport for Wales will get you to Swansea from Liverpool at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Liverpool to Swansea

      FAQs: 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.

      There are 2 ways to get from Liverpool to Swansea: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel to Swansea from Liverpool is a bus with an average price of $32 (€28).

      This is compared to other travel options from Liverpool to Swansea:

      A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Liverpool to Swansea costing on average $37 (€32).

      The fastest way to get to Swansea from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 47 min.

      Other travel options to Swansea take longer:

      Bus takes on average 7 h 15 min.

      Swansea is approximately 130 miles (209 km) away from Liverpool.

      The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Swansea is:

      • 3 buses per day.
      • 4 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travelers take a bus from Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place to Swansea, University Bay Campus.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Swansea.

      The following travel companies offer services from Liverpool to Swansea:

      • National Express or 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 $21 (€18).
      • Travel with Transport for Wales, West Midland Trains, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains to go to Swansea by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transport for Wales Liverpool to Swansea tickets on Omio for $37 (€32).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Liverpool to Swansea with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find direct buses with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      Direct services to Swansea tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Liverpool to Swansea often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Liverpool and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!

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