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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 Sep 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:30PMLondon5h40 07:10PMSwansea
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$91One-way
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01:30PMLondon5h40 07:10PMSwansea
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$91One-way
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09:30AMLondon4h40 02:10PMSwansea
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$221One-way
12:00PMLondon4h55 04:55PMSwansea
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$151One-way
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$151One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
Sep 16
$81Great Western Railway
$7Flixbus
Fri
Sep 17
$81Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Sat
Sep 18
$76Great Western Railway
$5National Express
Sun
Sep 19
$76Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$71Great Western Railway
$12National Express
Tue
Sep 21
$66Great Western Railway
$4National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$66Great Western Railway
$5National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$66Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$66Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$71Great Western Railway
$4National Express
Sun
Sep 26
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$9National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$61Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$56Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$61Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$56Great Western Railway
$7Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$66Great Western Railway
$5Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
Find prices
$9National Express
Sun
Oct 3
Find prices
$9National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$66Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$45Great Western Railway
$8Flixbus

Travel Information between London and Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€5) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $71 (€57) • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 164 miles (264 km) to Swansea from London. 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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Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I get from London to Swansea?

There are 2 travel options from London to Swansea: bus or train.

How do I get from London to Swansea the cheapest way?

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 about $64 (€51) less than taking a train, which costs on average $71 (€57) for this route.

What is the quickest way from London to Swansea?

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

Other travel options to Swansea can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 55 min.

How far is it from London to Swansea?

The distance is approximately 164 miles (264 km) from London to Swansea.

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

The average frequency per day from London to Swansea is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling from London to Swansea, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Swansea?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from London to Swansea depart from London Victoria to Swansea.
Which travel companies can get me 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).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Swansea by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway London to Swansea tickets on Omio for $71 (€57).
Can I travel directly to Swansea from London?

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

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

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from London to Swansea?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Swansea? Many Omio customers who go from London to Swansea usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Cardiff, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore Cardiff, Bristol or Birmingham from Swansea, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase London to Swansea tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $7 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $71 (€57) one way on average.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Swansea
London
Amenities
London Liverpool Street Stn
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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