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 Manchester to Swansea will cost around £ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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4 h 26 m
4 h 30 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Manchester for Swansea every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 237 km distance in an average of 4 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 26 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 36 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||146 miles (236 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£57 (€65)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Transport for Wales or Cross Country|
Trains from Manchester to Swansea cover the 146 miles (236 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swansea.
Travel from Manchester to Swansea from £14 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Swansea from Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Swansea from Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Manchester - Swansea route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance to Swansea from Manchester is around 146 miles (236 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £103. As you check the latest Manchester 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 to Swansea from Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between Manchester and Swansea due to the coronavirus:
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swansea.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester.
The most popular arrival train station, Swansea, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre of Swansea.
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