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Train Information to Swansea from Edinburgh

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£166 (€189)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Swansea cover the 300 miles (484 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 17 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £166, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £120. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Swansea
Travel by train 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 Edinburgh to Swansea.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Edinburgh to Swansea?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Edinburgh and Swansea for as low as £120  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Edinburgh to Swansea?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Swansea is £166  one way.
What is the distance from Edinburgh to Swansea via train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Swansea is around 300 miles (484 km).
How long is the train journey to Swansea from Edinburgh?
On average the Edinburgh to Swansea train time is 7 h 17 min  covering the 300 miles (484 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Edinburgh to Swansea train leave from? Which Swansea train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Swansea.

Where is the train station in Edinburgh? Where is the train station in Swansea?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Swansea, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

How many trains are there to Swansea from Edinburgh a day?
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Edinburgh to Swansea. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Swansea? What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Swansea?
The first Edinburgh to Swansea train departs at 08: 04   and the last train from Edinburgh to Swansea leaves at 09: 51. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Swansea train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Edinburgh to Swansea for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £166 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Swansea from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Swansea
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Swansea from Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN