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from Swindon to Cardiff

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Travel Information between Swindon and Cardiff

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 60 miles (97 km) by bus or train between Swindon and Cardiff. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Swindon to Cardiff.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swindon to Cardiff

Travel to Cardiff 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 Swindon to Cardiff.

What are the ways to get from Swindon to Cardiff?

There are 2 travel options from Swindon to Cardiff: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Swindon to Cardiff?

The cheapest way to go to Cardiff from Swindon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cardiff:

Taking a bus is about $4 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€20) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Cardiff from Swindon?

The quickest way to travel to Cardiff from Swindon is by train, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

How many miles from Swindon to Cardiff would I travel?

The distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km) from Swindon to Cardiff.

How many services a day are there from Swindon to Cardiff?

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Cardiff is:

  • Around 24 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Swindon? Where do I arrive in Cardiff?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Swindon to Cardiff:

  • Buses from Swindon to Cardiff most often leave from Swindon and arrive in Cardiff, Sophia Gardens.
  • Trains most often depart from Swindon at Swindon and arrive in Cardiff at Cardiff Central.

Which travel operators can get me to Cardiff from Swindon?

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

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Cardiff. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Swindon to Cardiff tickets on Omio for $20 (€16).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Cardiff by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Swindon to Cardiff for $24 (€20) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Swindon and Cardiff?

Your trip from Swindon to Cardiff doesn't have to end in Cardiff. 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 Swindon to Cardiff tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cardiff today!

How far in advance should I book tickets between Swindon and Cardiff online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Swindon to Cardiff, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $20 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $24 (€20) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Swindon to Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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