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from Manchester to Swindon

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Oct 18
$152Cross Country
$25National Express
Oct 19
$73Cross Country
$20National Express
Oct 22
$72Cross Country
$21National Express
Oct 23
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$21National Express
Oct 25
$121Cross Country
$28National Express
Oct 26
$73Cross Country
$20National Express
Oct 28
$72Cross Country
$16National Express
Oct 29
$148Avanti West Coast
$21National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Swindon

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $147
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $147 (€121) • 3 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by bus or train to Swindon from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Swindon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Swindon
Travel to Swindon 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 Manchester to Swindon.
How do I go from Manchester to Swindon?

There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Swindon: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Swindon?

The cheapest way to go to Swindon from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

Taking a bus is about $126 (€103) less than taking a train, which costs on average $147 (€121) for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Swindon?

The fastest way to get to Swindon from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 31 min.

Other travel options to Swindon can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 10 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Manchester to Swindon?

Swindon is approximately 134 miles (216 km) away from Manchester.

How many services a day are there between Manchester and Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Swindon is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Manchester to Swindon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Swindon:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Swindon.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Swindon depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Swindon.
Who can get me from Manchester to Swindon?

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

  • You can take a bus from Manchester to Swindon with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€17) with National Express from Manchester to Swindon.
  • You can travel by train from Manchester to Swindon with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Manchester to Swindon tickets for $147 (€121) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Manchester to Swindon?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Swindon? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Swindon usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Birmingham from Swindon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Manchester to Swindon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $21 (€17) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $147 (€121) one way on average.

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

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