How to get from Manchester to Swansea by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Manchester to Swansea is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||146 miles (236 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $31 (€28) • 13 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus|
Take a bus to travel 146 miles (236 km) between Manchester and Swansea. Megabus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Swansea.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Manchester and Swansea. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Travel Manchester to Swansea by bus.
The fastest way to travel to Swansea from Manchester is by bus, which requires on average 13 h 40 min of travel time.
The Manchester to Swansea distance is around 146 miles (236 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Swansea:
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