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Overview: Train from Preston to Swansea

distanceDistance156 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£100 (€110)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains

Trains from Preston to Swansea cover the 156 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 21 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £85, but the average price of train tickets is £100. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Swansea.

FAQs: Preston to Swansea train

FAQs: Travel by train from Preston 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 Preston to Swansea.
Cheap train tickets from Preston to Swansea can start from as little as £85 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Preston to Swansea is £100; 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 Preston to Swansea is 4 h 21 min   to travel the 156 mile long trip, with around there are 9 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Preston to Swansea leaves at 05: 33. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Preston to Swansea leaves at 20: 01.
There are 9 trains a day from Preston to Swansea which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Preston to Swansea, you can count on Transport for Wales, Great Western Rail or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Swansea. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Preston to Swansea and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Preston, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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 Preston to Swansea by train is February.
You have options as you can travel between Preston and Swansea 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Preston and Swansea

The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip to Swansea from Preston.
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