How to get from Swansea to London

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from Swansea to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swansea to London on 21 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:25Swansea4h10 13:35London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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23:50Swansea5h40 05:30London
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09:15Swansea4h20 13:35London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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09:25Swansea4h55 14:20London
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09:15Swansea5h05 14:20London
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Travel Information to London from Swansea

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by coach or train to London from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Swansea to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea to London

Travel to London 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 London.

There are 2 ways to get from Swansea to London: coach or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Swansea to London, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £48 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Swansea to London costing on average £57.

The quickest way to travel to London from Swansea is by train, which takes on average 2 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 10 min.

The distance between Swansea and London is around 164 miles (264 km).

The average frequency per day from Swansea to London is:

  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Swansea to London 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 London:

  • Trains from Swansea to London most often leave from Swansea and arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Swansea to London for £10 on Omio.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Swansea to London for £57 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Swansea with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Great Western Railway with 17 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Swansea to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Swansea and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Swansea and London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £57 one way on average.

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

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