How to get from Manchester to Swindon

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from Manchester to Swindon

You can get from Manchester to Swindon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Swindon on 16 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:55Manchester4h50 21:45Swindon, Stratton Park
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16:55Manchester4h50 21:45Swindon, Stratton Park
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08:30Manchester, Coach Station9h00 17:30Swindon, Queen's Drive
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08:30Manchester, Coach Station9h05 17:35Swindon
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15:00Manchester, Coach Station9h15 00:15Swindon, Queen's Drive
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Travel Information to Swindon from Manchester

distanceDistance134 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £109
fastestFastest modeTrain • £109 • 3 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 134 miles from Manchester to Swindon. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Swindon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Swindon

Travel to Swindon 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 Manchester to Swindon.

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

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Swindon, which costs on average £5.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A flight journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Swindon by coach, which costs on average £11 for the same trip.

A flight is £104 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Swindon costing on average £109.

The fastest way to get to Swindon from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 23 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

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The distance from Manchester to Swindon is approximately 134 miles.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Swindon is:

  • 29 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Manchester and Swindon 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 Manchester to Swindon:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Manchester to Swindon depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Swindon.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Manchester to Swindon depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Swindon.

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

  • Megabus can get you to Swindon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Megabus from Manchester to Swindon for £11 on Omio.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Swindon by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Manchester to Swindon tickets on Omio for £109.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Swindon? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Swindon usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Birmingham from Swindon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £5 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £109 one way.

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

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