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Train Information to Swindon from Manchester

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£85 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Swindon cover the 134 miles (216 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £53, but the average price of train tickets is £85. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swindon.

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Crosscountry Railways between Manchester and Swindon

You can travel by train between Manchester and Swindon with Crosscountry Railways for as low as £53. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Crosscountry Railways

It’s easy to book your Crosscountry Railways train ticket between Manchester and Swindon online with Omio! Simply check the current Crosscountry Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Manchester and Swindon as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Crosscountry Railways train tickets online. Prices for Crosscountry Railways trains from Manchester to Swindon start at £53 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 134 miles (216 km). If you search for Crosscountry Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Crosscountry Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Manchester and Swindon. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Manchester to Swindon Crosscountry Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When purchasing your Crosscountry Railways train tickets between Manchester and Swindon, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester to Swindon
Travel by train to Swindon 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 Manchester to Swindon.
How much do cheap trains between Manchester and Swindon cost?
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Swindon for some dates and times for as low as £53  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Manchester to Swindon on average?
The Manchester to Swindon train ticket price is on average £85  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Swindon by train?
You should expect to travel around 134 miles (216 km)  from Manchester to Swindon by train.
What is the average Manchester to Swindon train duration?
On average the Manchester to Swindon train time is 3 h 31 min  covering the 134 miles (216 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Swindon?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Swindon you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Swindon include Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Swindon.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Swindon? Where is the train station in Swindon located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Swindon, located 0.5 miles (836 m) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Manchester to Swindon?
Take the Manchester to Swindon train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Manchester and Swindon as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Swindon from Manchester a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Manchester to Swindon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I buy Manchester to Swindon train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Manchester and Swindon to cost on average £85 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Swindon train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Swindon.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales