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from London to Swansea

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Swansea on 8 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:30London4h55 21:25Swansea
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£161One-way
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16:30London4h55 21:25Swansea
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£161One-way
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16:30London5h05 21:35Swansea
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£161One-way
00:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h45 05:00Swansea
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£211One-way
00:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 34h55 05:10Swansea
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£211One-way

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Wed
8 Dec
£51Great Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£51Great Western Railway
£5Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£51Great Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£7Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£14Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£43Great Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£47Great Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£47Great Western Railway
£6Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£47Great Western Railway
£5Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£11Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£11Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£10Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Tue
21 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£14Flixbus
Wed
22 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£14Megabus
Thu
23 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£9Megabus
Fri
24 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£9Megabus
Sat
25 Dec
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£27Megabus
Sun
26 Dec
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£27Megabus
Mon
27 Dec
£58Great Western Railway
£12Megabus

Travel Information from London to Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 2 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by coach or train between London and Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Swansea.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from London to Swansea?

You can travel from London to Swansea 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from London to Swansea the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from London to Swansea is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A coach is £46 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Swansea costing on average £50.

What is the fastest way to Swansea from London?

The fastest way from London to Swansea is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 41 min.

Other travel options between London and Swansea can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 55 min   on average.

How many miles are between London and Swansea

Swansea is approximately 164 miles (264 km) away from London.

How many services a day are there from London to Swansea?

The average frequency per day from London to Swansea is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from London to Swansea?

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

  • Coaches from London to Swansea most often leave from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Swansea at Swansea.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Swansea?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London 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 London to Swansea tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Great Western Railway can take you to Swansea by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Great Western Railway from London to Swansea for £50.
Is it possible to travel directly between London and Swansea?

Yes, there are direct services available to Swansea from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Swansea?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Swansea don't make Swansea their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Cardiff, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your London and Swansea trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Swansea to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my London to Swansea ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Swansea, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £5 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £50 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Swansea tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.