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from Plymouth to Swansea

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Travel Information from Plymouth to Swansea

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $92
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $92 (€73) • 4 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 86 miles (139 km) by bus or train to Swansea from Plymouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Plymouth to Swansea.

Travel Tips

Travel from Plymouth to Swansea
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 Plymouth to Swansea.
How do I reach Swansea from Plymouth?

You can travel from Plymouth to Swansea 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Swansea?

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Swansea is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€30) compared to other travel options to Swansea:

Taking a bus is about $54 (€43) less than taking a train, which costs on average $92 (€73) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Plymouth to Swansea?

The fastest way from Plymouth to Swansea is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 3 min.

There are alternative travel options to Swansea that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h.

How far is Swansea from Plymouth?

You should expect to travel around 86 miles (139 km) between Plymouth and Swansea.

How many services a day are there between Plymouth and Swansea?

The average frequency per day from Plymouth to Swansea is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Plymouth and Swansea 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 Plymouth to Swansea?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Plymouth to Swansea:

  • Buses from Plymouth to Swansea most often leave from Plymouth, Viaduct and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains most often depart from Plymouth at Plymouth and arrive in Swansea at Swansea.
Which travel companies can take me from Plymouth to Swansea?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plymouth to Swansea, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Swansea by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Plymouth to Swansea for $38 (€30) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Swansea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Plymouth to Swansea tickets on Omio for $92 (€73).
Where should I go next after I travel to Swansea from Plymouth?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Plymouth to Swansea often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Plymouth and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Plymouth to Swansea online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $38 (€30) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $92 (€73) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth (Bretonside Bus Station)
Plymouth Bretonside Bus Station

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