How to travel from Swansea to Plymouth

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Travel Information to Plymouth from Swansea

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $130
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€35) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $130 (€117) • 4 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) to Plymouth from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Swansea to Plymouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea to Plymouth

Travel to Plymouth 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 Plymouth.

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

The cheapest way to go to Plymouth from Swansea is by taking a bus, which costs on average $39 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Plymouth:

Taking a bus is usually $91 (€81) less than taking a train to Plymouth, which costs on average $130 (€117) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Swansea to Plymouth is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 22 min.

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

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

The distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km) from Swansea to Plymouth.

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Plymouth is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Swansea to Plymouth 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 from Swansea to Plymouth:

  • Buses mostly depart from Swansea, University Bay Campus and arrive in Plymouth, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Swansea and tend to arrive in Plymouth.

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

  • You can go to Plymouth from Swansea by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $39 (€35) with National Express from Swansea to Plymouth on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Swansea and Plymouth with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Swansea to Plymouth tickets for $130 (€117) on Omio.
Your trip from Swansea to Plymouth doesn't have to end in Plymouth. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Birmingham to your Swansea to Plymouth tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Plymouth today!

Before traveling from Swansea to Plymouth, 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 journey costs on average $39 (€35) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $130 (€117) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Swansea to Plymouth 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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