Glasgow to Swansea train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

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

Transport for Wales
08:006h42
Glasgow
14:42Swansea
£1721One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:487h11
Glasgow
12:59Swansea
£1721One-way
0 changes

Train timetableGlasgow to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Transport for Wales
05:487h11
Glasgow
12:59Swansea
0 changes
Transport for Wales
08:006h42
Glasgow
14:42Swansea
0 changes

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Train times from Glasgow to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

6 h 42 m

Average

6 h 56 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

472 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Glasgow for Swansea every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
08:006h42
Glasgow
14:42Swansea
£1721One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
05:487h11
Glasgow
12:59Swansea
£1721One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Swansea

distanceDistance293 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£169 (€188)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Glasgow to Swansea cover the 293 miles long route taking on average 6 h 42 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £114, but the average price of train tickets is £169. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Swansea.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Swansea

Buy your official Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry train tickets between Glasgow and Swansea from £168 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable 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 Glasgow to Swansea with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £417
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 7 a day

FAQs: Glasgow to Swansea train

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Swansea.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Swansea can start from as little as £114 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Swansea is £169; 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 Glasgow to Swansea is 6 h 42 min   to travel the 293 mile long journey, with around there are 7 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Swansea leaves at 05: 48. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Swansea leaves at 15: 57.
There are 7 trains a day from Glasgow to Swansea which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Glasgow to Swansea train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Glasgow to Swansea to compare what amenities they may offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) 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 to travel from Glasgow to Swansea by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Glasgow and Swansea including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Swansea

Glasgow
Swansea
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Swansea from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Airport
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange
HomeTrainsTrain Times to Swansea Glasgow to Swansea train

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