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from Manchester to Swindon

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Travel Information between Manchester and Swindon

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $145
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $145 (€121) • 3 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 134 miles (216 km) to Swindon from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 23 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 journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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 get from Manchester to Swindon?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Swindon. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go 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:

A bus is generally $124 (€103) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $145 (€121) from Manchester to Swindon.

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

The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Swindon is by train, which takes on average 3 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 40 min   on average.

How far is it from Manchester to Swindon?

The Manchester to Swindon distance is around 134 miles (216 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Manchester to 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 trip between Manchester and Swindon as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Swindon from Manchester, where do I depart from Manchester and where do I arrive in Swindon?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Manchester to Swindon depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Swindon.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swindon.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to 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. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $21 (€17) with National Express from Manchester to Swindon on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Manchester to Swindon with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Manchester to Swindon tickets for $145 (€121) on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Swindon from Manchester?

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

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to Swindon 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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling 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 early should I purchase tickets between Manchester and Swindon online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Manchester to Swindon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€17) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $145 (€121) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Swindon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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