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from London to Swansea

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Swansea on Dec 9 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:30PMLondon5h00 07:30PMSwansea
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$161One-way
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02:30PMLondon5h00 07:30PMSwansea
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$161One-way
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03:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h20 07:30PMSwansea
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$251One-way
02:30PMLondon5h10 07:40PMSwansea
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$161One-way
03:10PMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h30 07:40PMSwansea
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$251One-way

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Wed
Dec 8
$78Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
Thu
Dec 9
$68Great Western Railway
$7Flixbus
Fri
Dec 10
$68Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
Sat
Dec 11
$78Great Western Railway
$9Flixbus
Sun
Dec 12
$78Great Western Railway
$19Flixbus
Mon
Dec 13
$58Great Western Railway
$7Flixbus
Tue
Dec 14
$63Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Wed
Dec 15
$63Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Thu
Dec 16
$63Great Western Railway
$7Flixbus
Fri
Dec 17
$78Great Western Railway
$15Megabus
Sat
Dec 18
$78Great Western Railway
$15Megabus
Sun
Dec 19
$78Great Western Railway
$13Flixbus
Mon
Dec 20
$78Great Western Railway
$19Megabus
Tue
Dec 21
$78Great Western Railway
$19Flixbus
Wed
Dec 22
$78Great Western Railway
$19Megabus
Thu
Dec 23
$78Great Western Railway
$15Megabus
Fri
Dec 24
$78Great Western Railway
$13Megabus
Sat
Dec 25
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$36Megabus
Sun
Dec 26
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$36Megabus
Mon
Dec 27
$78Great Western Railway
$17Megabus
Tue
Dec 28
$78Great Western Railway
$19Megabus

Travel Information between London and Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€5) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€57) • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) from London to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Swansea.

How to get from London to Swansea

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Swansea, 60,23% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from London to Swansea and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from London to Swansea?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel from London to Swansea is by taking a bus with an average price of $7 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

Taking a bus is usually $61 (€51) less than taking a train to Swansea, which costs on average $68 (€57) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from London to Swansea is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 41 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 55 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from London to Swansea?

You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) between London and Swansea.

How many services a day are there to Swansea from London?

The average frequency per day from London to Swansea is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Swansea?

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

  • Buses most often depart from London at London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Swansea at Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains from London to Swansea most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Swansea?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Swansea by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Swansea tickets on Omio for $7 (€5).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Swansea by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from London to Swansea for $68 (€57) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from London to Swansea?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Swansea with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Swansea?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Swansea often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Cardiff, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my London to Swansea one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $7 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $68 (€57) one way.

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