Swansea to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Swansea to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£180

Average

£226

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.

Avanti West Coast
09:22Swansea7h59 17:21Edinburgh
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£1801One-way
Cross Country
09:23Swansea8h41 18:04Edinburgh
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£2341One-way
Transport for Wales
09:51Swansea7h30 17:21Edinburgh
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£2361One-way
Cross Country
10:23Swansea7h59 18:22Edinburgh
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£2401One-way
Transpennine Express
12:22Swansea8h18 20:40Edinburgh
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£2421One-way

Train schedule Swansea to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
Avanti West Coast
09:22Swansea7h59 17:21Edinburgh
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Cross Country
09:23Swansea8h41 18:04Edinburgh
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Transport for Wales
09:51Swansea7h30 17:21Edinburgh
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Cross Country
10:23Swansea7h59 18:22Edinburgh
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Transpennine Express
12:22Swansea8h18 20:40Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Swansea to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

7 h 30 m

Average

8 h 5 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

484 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Swansea for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
09:51AMSwansea7h30 05:21PMEdinburgh
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£2361One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:22AMSwansea7h59 05:21PMEdinburgh
0 changes
£1801One-way
Cross Country
10:23AMSwansea7h59 06:22PMEdinburgh
0 changes
£2401One-way
Transpennine Express
12:22PMSwansea8h18 08:40PMEdinburgh
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£2421One-way
Cross Country
09:23AMSwansea8h41 06:04PMEdinburgh
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£2341One-way

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Overview: Train from Swansea to Edinburgh

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£112 (€124)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast or First Great Western Service

Trains from Swansea to Edinburgh cover the 300 miles (484 km) long route taking on average 7 h 30 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £112, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail trains Swansea to Edinburgh

For as little as £65 you can travel by train from Swansea to Edinburgh with CrossCountry and Great Western Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Great Western Rail
CrossCountry

Looking to travel by train to Edinburgh from Swansea? Omio can help you find that perfect route with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Swansea to Edinburgh train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Swansea to Edinburgh, you can expect to travel 300 miles (484 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains to Edinburgh from Swansea in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Edinburgh from Swansea. Book that perfect Swansea to Edinburgh train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Swansea to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 56 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 9 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Edinburgh from Swansea you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

One of the best ways to travel from Swansea to Edinburgh is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Edinburgh from Swansea by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Swansea to Edinburgh journey. You can expect to travel 300 miles (484 km) between Swansea and Edinburgh on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Swansea to Edinburgh, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Swansea and Edinburgh!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Swansea to Edinburgh

    Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Swansea to Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Swansea to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £65  one way.
    The Swansea to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average £111  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Swansea via train to be approximately 300 miles (484 km).
    The Swansea to Edinburgh train duration is on average 7 h 30 min, which is to be expected when travelling 300 miles (484 km) from Swansea to Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Swansea   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Swansea and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from this train station to the city centre.

    For the trip from Swansea to Edinburgh you can take a train with Cross Country, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Swansea and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The average number of trains departing Swansea for Edinburgh is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Swansea to Edinburgh train departs at 05: 57   and the last train from Swansea to Edinburgh leaves at 13: 46. Check out the most up-to-date Swansea to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you purchase a train ticket between Swansea and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £111 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Edinburgh from Swansea are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Swansea
    Edinburgh
    The major railway station for departures from Swansea is Swansea. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Swansea for your trip between Swansea and Edinburgh.
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    Phone Number
    +44 8450507080
    Public transport options for Swansea
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stops on High Street outside the station

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