Edinburgh to Swansea train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh to Swansea is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
08:526h47
Edinburgh
15:39Swansea
£1931One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
06:527h00
Edinburgh
13:52Swansea
£2031One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:527h19
Edinburgh
18:11Swansea
£2071One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Transport for Wales
10:527h19
Edinburgh
18:11Swansea
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:526h47
Edinburgh
15:39Swansea
0 changes
Transport for Wales
06:527h00
Edinburgh
13:52Swansea
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

6 h 47 m

Average

7 h 2 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

484 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Swansea every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
08:526h47
Edinburgh
15:39Swansea
£1931One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
06:527h00
Edinburgh
13:52Swansea
£2031One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:527h19
Edinburgh
18:11Swansea
£2071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£226 (€252)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Edinburgh to Swansea cover the 300 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 47 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £172, but the average price of train tickets is £226. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea.

Train companies: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Edinburgh to Swansea

Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains will get you between Edinburgh and Swansea from £240. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Edinburgh to Swansea with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £374
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 4 a day

FAQs: Edinburgh to Swansea train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Swansea can start from as little as £171 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Swansea is £226; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh to Swansea is 6 h 47 min   to travel the 300 mile long journey, with around there are 5 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Swansea leaves at 06: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Swansea leaves at 14: 52.
There are 5 trains a day from Edinburgh to Swansea which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Swansea train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Edinburgh to Swansea to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Swansea, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Swansea is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Swansea from Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Swansea

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.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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HomeTrainsTrain Times to Swansea Edinburgh to Swansea train

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