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from Southampton to Swindon

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24 Oct
£36South Western Railway
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25 Oct
£18Cross Country
£22National Express
29 Oct
£18Cross Country
£22National Express
30 Oct
£35Great Western Railway
£16National Express

Travel Information from Southampton to Swindon

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 1 h 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 48 miles (77 km) by coach or train between Southampton and Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 58 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. 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 Southampton to Swindon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Swindon.
How do I go from Southampton to Swindon?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Swindon?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Swindon, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A coach is generally £11 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £22 from Southampton to Swindon.

What is the fastest way to Swindon from Southampton?

The fastest way to get to Swindon from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 58 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Southampton and Swindon

You should expect to travel around 48 miles (77 km) from Southampton to Swindon.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Southampton to Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Swindon is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Southampton to Swindon, where do I depart from Southampton and where do I arrive in Swindon?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Southampton, Coach Station to Swindon.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Southampton to Swindon depart from Southampton Central to Swindon.
Which travel operators can get me from Southampton to Swindon?

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

  • National Express can get you to Swindon by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Southampton to Swindon for £11 on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Swindon by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Southampton to Swindon for £22.
Is there a direct service to Swindon from Southampton?

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to Swindon with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Swindon with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Swindon with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Swindon tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Southampton and Swindon ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Southampton to Swindon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Southampton and Swindon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swindon and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Southampton to Swindon tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £11 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £22 one way on average.

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