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 Edinburgh to Swansea will cost around £ 215 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 175.
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7 h 21 m
8 h 26 m
Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave Edinburgh for Swansea every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 484 km distance in an average of 8 h 26 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 21 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 33 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||300 miles (484 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||£211 (€239)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Swansea cover the 300 miles (484 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 28 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £211, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £191. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea.
Find the best trains between Edinburgh and Swansea with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £191. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Swansea you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train from Edinburgh to Swansea. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Edinburgh - Swansea route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance to Swansea from Edinburgh is around 300 miles (484 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £191. As you check the latest Edinburgh to Swansea train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Swansea safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Edinburgh and Swansea so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Swansea from Edinburgh:
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Swansea.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Swansea most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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