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from Glasgow to Swansea

You can get from Glasgow to Swansea by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Swansea

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £153
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express or Arriva Trains Wales

Travel 293 miles (472 km) by flight, coach or train from Glasgow 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express or Arriva Trains Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Swansea.
FAQs

What are my Glasgow to Swansea travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Swansea: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Glasgow and Swansea?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Swansea, which costs on average £31.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swansea:

A flight journey is usually £96 less than a journey to Swansea by coach, which costs on average £127 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £122 less than a journey to Swansea by train, which costs on average £153 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Swansea?

The fastest way to get to Swansea from Glasgow is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Swansea that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Swansea by coach can take on average 14 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 3 min   of travel time.

How far is Swansea from Glasgow?

You should expect to travel around 293 miles (472 km) from Glasgow to Swansea.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Swansea?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Swansea is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Swansea?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Swansea:

  • Coaches from Glasgow to Swansea most often leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Swansea at Swansea.

Which travel operators can get me from Glasgow to Swansea?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Swansea by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to Swansea tickets on Omio for £31.
  • National Express can take you to Swansea by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Glasgow to Swansea for £127.
  • Travel with Arriva Trains Wales to go to Swansea by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Arriva Trains Wales Glasgow to Swansea tickets on Omio for £153.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Swansea?

Your journey from Glasgow to Swansea doesn't have to end in Swansea. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Cardiff or Bristol to your Glasgow to Swansea trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swansea today!

How early should I book tickets between Glasgow and Swansea online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £31 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £127 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £153 one way.

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