The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Swansea will cost around £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.
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4 h 45 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave London for Swansea every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 264 km distance in an average of 4 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||164 miles (264 km)|
|Average coach duration||5 h 30 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€8)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from London to Swansea cover the 164 miles (264 km) long route taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £7, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
Buy your official National Express coach tickets between London and Swansea from £6 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from London to Swansea, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets to Swansea from London and when travelling by coach:
Buses from London to Swansea offer a fast and convenient way to travel the 265 kilometres between the two cities. National Express operates 14 daily departures with the first leaving at 6:00 a.m. and the last at 11:59 p.m. The fastest services are direct and take 4 hours and 25 minutes. Other routes require a change at Heathrow Airport and take up to 5 hours and 35 minutes.
Departure Station: Buses from London to Swansea leave from London's Victoria Coach Station on Buckingham Palace Road. Victoria station is the capital's transport hub and passengers can easily reach the station via local buses which stop outside, or by taking underground or regular trains to nearby Victoria tube and train stations.
Arrival Station: Buses from London to Swansea arrive at the Quadrant Centre Bus Station in the heart of the city. As the transport hub for the area, it offers frequent onward bus connections operated by First South & West Wales. The train station is located on Swansea High Street, a 20-minute walk away.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Swansea, West Way, located 0.3 miles (453 m) away from the city centre.
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