How to travel from London to Swansea

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from London to Swansea

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

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To get from London to Swansea on Oct 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMLondon4h55 09:25PMSwansea
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12:15AMLondon, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h45 05:00AMSwansea
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Travel Information from London to Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€16) • 4 h 43 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $39 (€38) • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between London and 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 $16 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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: Travel from London to Swansea

Travel Tips: 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 London to Swansea.

There are 4 ways to get from London to Swansea: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from London to Swansea is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€16) compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A bus is $23 (€22) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Swansea costing on average $39 (€38).

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, getting to Swansea by bus can take on average 4 h 43 min.

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

The average frequency per day from London to Swansea is:

  • 15 buses a day.
  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London 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 from London to Swansea:

  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea.

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

  • You can go to Swansea from London by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€16) with Megabus from London to Swansea on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Swansea with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway London to Swansea tickets for $39 (€38) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 13 direct buses per day to Swansea with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find 18 direct trains a day to Swansea with Great Western Railway.

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 journey.

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!

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 $16 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $39 (€38) 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.

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