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from Swansea to Leicester

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Travel Information to Leicester from Swansea

distanceDistance138 miles (222 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 8 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £96 • 4 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 138 miles (222 km) by coach or train to Leicester from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Leicester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Swansea to Leicester
Travel to Leicester 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 Leicester.
What are my Swansea to Leicester travel options?

You can travel from Swansea to Leicester 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swansea to Leicester?

The cheapest way from Swansea to Leicester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £7 compared to other travel options to Leicester:

A coach is generally £90 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £96 from Swansea to Leicester.

What is the quickest way from Swansea to Leicester?

The quickest way to travel between Swansea and Leicester is by train, which takes on average 4 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Leicester by coach can take on average 8 h.

How many miles are between Swansea and Leicester

You should expect to travel around 138 miles (222 km) from Swansea to Leicester.

How many services a day are there from Swansea to Leicester?

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Leicester is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Swansea and Leicester 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 Swansea to Leicester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Swansea to Leicester:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Swansea, West Way and arrive in Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Swansea to Leicester.
Which travel operators can get me from Swansea to Leicester?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Swansea and Leicester with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Swansea to Leicester tickets for £7 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Swansea to Leicester with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Swansea to Leicester tickets for £96 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Leicester from Swansea ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Swansea to Leicester? Many Omio customers who go from Swansea to Leicester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Manchester from Leicester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Swansea and Leicester online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £7 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £96 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Swansea to Leicester 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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