How to get to Swansea from Edinburgh

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from Edinburgh to Swansea

How to get to Swansea from Edinburgh by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Swansea is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Swansea from Edinburgh

distanceDistance300 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£17 - £172
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 14 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Transport for Wales

Travel 300 miles by train, coach or flight between Edinburgh and Swansea. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to Swansea.

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All travel companies: All Airlines, Train and Coach Companies from Edinburgh to Swansea

FlixBus, easyJet and National Express will get you to Swansea from Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Swansea from Edinburgh, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Edinburgh to Swansea

        FAQs: Travel 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 Edinburgh to Swansea.

        There are 3 travel options from Edinburgh to Swansea. You can take a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Swansea is a coach with an average price of £17.

        This is compared to other travel options from Edinburgh to Swansea:

        Taking a coach costs £18 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £35 for the same trip.

        A coach is £154 less than a train with an average ticket price of £172 from Edinburgh to Swansea.

        The fastest way from Edinburgh to Swansea is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Swansea that take longer:

        Getting to Swansea by coach takes 14 h 20 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 6 h 47 min of travel time.

        You should expect to travel around 300 miles from Edinburgh to Swansea.

        The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Swansea is:

        • 5 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Swansea from Edinburgh as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Swansea:

        • Most travellers catch their coach from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
        • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Swansea.

        The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Swansea:

        • Travel with National Express or FlixBus to go to Swansea by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Edinburgh to Swansea tickets on Omio for £17.
        • EasyJet or Azul can take you to Swansea by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Edinburgh to Swansea for £35.
        • Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or Virgin Trains can take you to Swansea by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Transport for Wales from Edinburgh to Swansea for £172.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Swansea with the following travel companies:

        • Direct coach with.
        • Take a direct flight with.
        • Direct train with.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Swansea as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Edinburgh and Swansea.

        Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Swansea often also extend their holiday to go to London, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Swansea and these popular destinations at a great price.

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