How to get from Portsmouth to Swansea

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Travel Information from Portsmouth to Swansea

distanceDistance135 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £52
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 7 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £52 • 4 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 135 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Portsmouth to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Portsmouth to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Swansea.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Portsmouth and Swansea. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Portsmouth to Swansea is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A coach is £35 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Portsmouth to Swansea costing on average £52.

The quickest way to travel to Swansea from Portsmouth is by train, which takes on average 4 h 21 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 8 min   of travel time.

The Portsmouth to Swansea distance is approximately 135 miles.

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Swansea is:

  • 14 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Portsmouth 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 when travelling from Portsmouth to Swansea:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Swansea.

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Swansea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Portsmouth to Swansea tickets on Omio for £18.
  • 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 Portsmouth to Swansea for £52.
Many of our customers travelling from Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth 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 to Swansea from Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £18 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £52 one way.

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

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