How to travel from Manchester to Swindon

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from Manchester to Swindon

How to get from Manchester to Swindon by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Manchester to Swindon is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Manchester, Airport
12:50PMSwindon, Freshbrook
1 transfer
Manchester, Airport
12:50PMSwindon, Freshbrook
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:19AMSwindon station (SWI)
2 transfers
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Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:56AMSwindon station (SWI)
2 transfers
Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:19AMSwindon station (SWI)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
10:09AMSwindon station (SWI)
2 transfers
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
12:50PMSwindon, Freshbrook
1 transfer
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
10:20PMSwindon, Stratton Park
1 transfer
Manchester, Airport
10:20PMSwindon, Stratton Park
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Manchester and Swindon

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $64
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 5 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€56) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by bus or train to Swindon from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Swindon.

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Find the best route to Swindon from Manchester with National Express and CrossCountry. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to Swindon from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Manchester to Swindon, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Swindon

      FAQs: 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.

      There are 2 options to travel from Manchester to Swindon including taking a bus or train.

      The cheapest way to go to Swindon from Manchester is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€18).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Manchester to Swindon:

      Taking a bus costs $44 (€38) less than taking a train, which costs on average $64 (€56) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Swindon from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

      Other travel options to Swindon take longer:

      Getting to Swindon by bus takes 5 h 50 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 134 miles (216 km) between Manchester and Swindon.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Swindon is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • 18 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers take a bus from Manchester, Coach Station to Swindon, Freshbrook.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swindon.

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

      • You can go to Swindon from Manchester by bus with National Express or Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€18) with National Express from Manchester to Swindon on Omio.
      • You can go to Swindon from Manchester by train with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. You'll see cheap train tickets for $64 (€56) with CrossCountry from Manchester to Swindon on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Swindon with the following travel companies:

      • You can take a direct bus with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      Direct services to Swindon 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.

      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, Bath, Birmingham or Reading. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol, Bath, Birmingham or Reading from Swindon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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