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from Manchester to Swindon

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Travel Information to Swindon from Manchester

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £105
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £105 • 3 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by coach or train to Swindon from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train 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.

What are my Manchester to Swindon travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Manchester to Swindon: coach or train.

How do I get from Manchester to Swindon the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Swindon, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A coach is £90 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Swindon costing on average £105.

What is the fastest way to Swindon from Manchester?

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, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Manchester to Swindon would I travel?

The distance between Manchester and Swindon is around 134 miles (216 km).

How many services a day are there between Manchester and Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Swindon is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Swindon from Manchester 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 Manchester to Swindon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Swindon:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Swindon.
  • Most travellers board their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Swindon.

Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Swindon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Swindon:

  • You can travel by coach between Manchester and Swindon with National Express, and you can find National Express Manchester to Swindon tickets for £15 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Swindon from Manchester by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £105 with Cross Country from Manchester to Swindon.

Can I travel directly between Manchester and Swindon?

Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Swindon with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Megabus.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Swindon from Manchester?

Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Swindon don't make Swindon their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Bristol or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Manchester and Swindon trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Swindon to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Manchester to Swindon tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £15 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £105 one way on average.

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

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