Trains from Cardiff to Swindon

Cardiff to Swindon train information

Cardiff Swindon train map

Train duration 1h01m
Arrival Swindon, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 61 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Cardiff (East Wales) to Swindon (South West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How much times does it take?

On average, it takes normally 1h01m by train to cover the 61 miles to go to Swindon from Cardiff. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

How much does it costs?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Cardiff to Swindon train tickets

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Cardiff - Swindon prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Swindon by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

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Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Cardiff to Swindon in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £9 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 56% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Cardiff to Swindon trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Swindon by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Swindon to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cardiff - Swindon train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Cardiff Swindon train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Cardiff to Swindon? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Cardiff Swindon ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Cardiff to Swindon (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Swindon train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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