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from Bristol to Swindon

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Travel Information to Swindon from Bristol

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 35 miles (57 km) from Bristol to Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bristol to Swindon.

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FAQs
How do I travel between Bristol and Swindon?

There are 2 ways to get from Bristol to Swindon: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Swindon?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bristol to Swindon, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A coach is about £20 less than a train, which costs on average £27 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Swindon from Bristol?

The quickest way to travel between Bristol and Swindon is by train, which takes on average 24 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 55 min.

How many miles are between Bristol and Swindon

The Bristol to Swindon distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Swindon is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bristol and Swindon as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bristol to Swindon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bristol to Swindon:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Swindon.
  • Most travellers board their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Swindon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Swindon?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Swindon, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Swindon. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Bristol to Swindon tickets on Omio for £6.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Swindon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Bristol to Swindon tickets on Omio for £27.
Is there a direct service from Bristol to Swindon?

Yes, there are direct services available to Swindon from Bristol with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with National Express.
  • You can take a direct train with Great Western Railway with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Swindon as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Swindon from Bristol.

Where should I go next after I travel to Swindon from Bristol?
Your journey from Bristol to Swindon doesn't have to end in Swindon. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Luton. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Luton to your Bristol to Swindon trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swindon today!
How early should I purchase Bristol to Swindon tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Bristol to Swindon, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £6 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £27 one way.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Swindon tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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