How to get from Edinburgh to Swansea

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Swansea

distanceDistance300 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £218
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 14 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 300 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Edinburgh to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Swansea

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 4 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Swansea including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Swansea, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swansea:

A coach is generally £26 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £62 from Edinburgh to Swansea.

A coach is generally £181 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £218 from Edinburgh to Swansea.

The quickest way to travel from Edinburgh to Swansea is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Swansea by coach can take on average 14 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 47 min   of travel time.

Swansea is approximately 300 miles away from Edinburgh.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Swansea is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Edinburgh to Swansea as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train 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, Elder Street and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Most travellers take a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Swansea.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Swansea:

  • You can go to Swansea from Edinburgh by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £37 with National Express from Edinburgh to Swansea on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Edinburgh to Swansea with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £62 with easyJet from Edinburgh to Swansea.
  • You can travel to Swansea from Edinburgh by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £218 with Avanti West Coast from Edinburgh to Swansea.
Many of our customers travelling from Edinburgh to Swansea don't make Swansea their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Cardiff or Bristol, either of which you could add to your Edinburgh and Swansea trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Swansea to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip to Swansea from Edinburgh, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £37 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £62 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £218 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Swansea from Edinburgh online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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