How to travel from Swansea to Bristol

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from Swansea to Bristol

You can get from Swansea to Bristol by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Swansea to Bristol on Aug 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMSwansea2h30 10:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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11:50PMSwansea2h30 02:20AMBristol
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10:20AMSwansea2h30 12:50PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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03:00PMSwansea2h35 05:35PMBristol, Marlborough Street
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06:10AMSwansea2h40 08:50AMBristol, Marlborough Street
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Travel Information from Swansea to Bristol

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€24) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 58 miles (94 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Swansea to Bristol. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Swansea to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea to Bristol

Travel to Bristol 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 Swansea to Bristol.

You can travel from Swansea to Bristol 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Bristol is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Bristol:

A bus is generally $14 (€13) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $25 (€24) from Swansea to Bristol.

The fastest way to get to Bristol from Swansea is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 47 min.

Other travel options to Bristol can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bristol by bus can take on average 2 h 5 min.

The Swansea to Bristol distance is around 58 miles (94 km).

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Bristol is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 31 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Swansea to Bristol:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Swansea, University Bay Campus to Bristol, City Centre.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Swansea to Bristol depart from Swansea to Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can travel by bus between Swansea and Bristol with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Swansea to Bristol tickets for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Swansea to Bristol with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€24) with Great Western Railway from Swansea to Bristol.

Yes, there are direct routes from Swansea to Bristol with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Bristol with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services to Bristol 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 journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Swansea to Bristol don't make Bristol their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bristol are London, Cardiff or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bristol to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $25 (€24) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Swansea to Bristol 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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