How to get from Swansea to Bristol

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from Swansea to Bristol

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swansea to Bristol on 01 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20Swansea2h30 10:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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23:50Swansea2h30 02:20Bristol
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15:00Swansea2h35 17:35Bristol, Marlborough Street
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06:10Swansea2h40 08:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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06:55Swansea2h55 09:50Bristol, Marlborough Street
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Travel Information from Swansea to Bristol

distanceDistance58 miles (94 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 58 miles (94 km) by coach or train to Bristol from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 47 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 trip are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Bristol.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea to Bristol

Travel to Bristol 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 Swansea to Bristol.

There are 2 ways to travel to Bristol from Swansea including taking a coach or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bristol:

A coach is £7 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Swansea to Bristol costing on average £21.

The fastest way from Swansea to Bristol is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 47 min.

Other travel options from Swansea to Bristol can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 5 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 58 miles (94 km) from Swansea to Bristol.

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Bristol is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Swansea and Bristol as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Swansea at Swansea, University Bay Campus and arrive in Bristol at Bristol, City Centre.
  • Trains mostly leave from Swansea and tend to arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

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

  • You can take a coach from Swansea to Bristol with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with National Express from Swansea to Bristol.
  • You can travel by train from Swansea to Bristol with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Swansea to Bristol tickets for £21 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Swansea to Bristol don't make Bristol their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Cardiff or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your Swansea and Bristol trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bristol to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Swansea to Bristol, 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 trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £21 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Swansea to Bristol 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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