How to get from Leeds to Swansea

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from Leeds to Swansea

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

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To get from Leeds to Swansea on 19 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:45Leeds, Coach Station8h00 21:45Swansea
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13:45Leeds, Coach Station8h00 21:45Swansea
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13:45Leeds, Coach Station8h10 21:55Swansea
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09:07Leeds Railway Station5h30 14:37Swansea
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10:07Leeds Railway Station5h32 15:39Swansea
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Travel Information between Leeds and Swansea

distanceDistance180 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £91
fastestFastest modeTrain • £91 • 5 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transport for Wales

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 180 miles from Leeds to Swansea. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leeds to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Swansea.

You can travel to Swansea from Leeds 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Leeds to Swansea is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A flight journey is usually £18 less than a journey to Swansea by coach, which costs on average £27 for the same trip.

A flight is about £82 less than a train, which costs on average £91 for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Swansea from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 18 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 40 min.

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The distance from Leeds to Swansea is approximately 180 miles.

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Swansea is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 14 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leeds 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 Leeds to Swansea:

  • Coaches from Leeds to Swansea most often leave from Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Trains from Leeds to Swansea most often leave from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Swansea.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Swansea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Leeds to Swansea tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Transport for Wales can take you to Swansea by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Transport for Wales from Leeds to Swansea for £91.
Omio customers who travel from Leeds to Swansea often also extend their holiday to go to London, Cardiff or Bristol. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Swansea and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £27 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £91 one way on average.

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

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