Swansea to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Swansea to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£35

Average

£75

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.

Arriva Trains Wales
12:47Swansea4h27 17:14Manchester
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£351One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
09:54Swansea4h19 14:13Manchester
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£371One-way
Transport for Wales
08:08Swansea5h05 13:13Manchester
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£421One-way
Transport for Wales
11:59Swansea4h14 16:13Manchester
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£431One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
10:45Swansea4h28 15:13Manchester
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£1001One-way

Train schedule Swansea to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 21 May
Transport for Wales
07:49Swansea4h24 12:13Manchester
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Transport for Wales
08:08Swansea5h05 13:13Manchester
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Transport for Wales
08:54Swansea4h19 13:13Manchester
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Arriva Trains Wales
09:54Swansea4h19 14:13Manchester
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Arriva Trains Wales
10:45Swansea4h28 15:13Manchester
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Transport for Wales
11:59Swansea4h14 16:13Manchester
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Arriva Trains Wales
12:47Swansea4h27 17:14Manchester
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Transport for Wales
13:00Swansea4h14 17:14Manchester
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Transport for Wales
16:58Swansea4h17 21:15Manchester
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Fastest train times from Swansea to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 14 m

Average

4 h 25 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

237 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Swansea for Manchester every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transport for Wales
11:59Swansea4h14 16:13Manchester
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£431One-way
Transport for Wales
13:00Swansea4h14 17:14Manchester
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£1051One-way
Transport for Wales
16:58Swansea4h17 21:15Manchester
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£1041One-way
Arriva Trains Wales
09:54Swansea4h19 14:13Manchester
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£371One-way
Transport for Wales
08:54Swansea4h19 13:13Manchester
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£1041One-way

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Overview: Train from Swansea to Manchester

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£77 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Transport for Wales

Trains from Swansea to Manchester cover the 146 miles (236 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £43, but the average price of train tickets is £77. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Swansea to Manchester

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CrossCountry

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Swansea to Manchester with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Manchester from Swansea as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Swansea to Manchester train ticket available today. 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 rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Swansea to Manchester on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 146 miles (236 km) trip from Swansea to Manchester with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

Train information from Swansea to Manchester with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 49 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Swansea to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Swansea and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £43  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Swansea to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £77  one way.
The train distance from Swansea to Manchester is around 146 miles (236 km).
On average the Swansea to Manchester train time is 4 h 20 min  covering the 146 miles (236 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Swansea   to Manchester Piccadilly   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Swansea, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre of Swansea.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Manchester.

When taking a train from Swansea to Manchester, you can count on Cross Country or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester from Swansea and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 12 direct trains from Swansea to Manchester per day with Transport for Wales  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Swansea for Manchester is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Swansea to Manchester leaves at 07: 25. The last train departing from Swansea to Manchester leaves at 19: 49. You can find the latest Swansea to Manchester train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Manchester from Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £77 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Swansea to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Swansea
Manchester
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 to Manchester from Swansea.

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