How to get from Glasgow to Swansea

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Swansea

distanceDistance293 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£60 - £158
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £60 • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 293 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Swansea from Glasgow. 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 £60. 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 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.
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There are 4 travel options from Glasgow to Swansea: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Swansea, which costs on average £60.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swansea:

A coach is generally £1 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £61 from Glasgow to Swansea.

A coach is generally £98 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £158 from Glasgow to Swansea.

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and 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 12 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Swansea by train can take on average 6 h 59 min.

The distance between Glasgow and Swansea is around 293 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Swansea is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Glasgow and 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 for travellers from Glasgow to Swansea:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Swansea at 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:

  • National Express can get you to Swansea by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Glasgow to Swansea for £60 on Omio.
  • 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 £61.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Swansea by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Glasgow to Swansea for £158.
Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 from Glasgow to Swansea, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £60 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £61 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £158 one way.

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

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