Trains from Edinburgh to Swansea

Edinburgh to Swansea train information

Edinburgh Swansea train map

Train duration 7h43m
Arrival Swansea, Wales
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 301 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £112.50
Average train price £177.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains between Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland) to Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) are operated by Cross Country. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How far is it by train?

On average, it takes approximately 7h43m by train covering a distance of 301 miles to get to Swansea from Edinburgh. The duration may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £112.50 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Swansea train tickets

from £112.50 MORE 7h43m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £17.90 MORE 16h05m

Edinburgh - Swansea prices calendar

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Best prices for Edinburgh to Swansea trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
Waverley
Swansea
£209.50 10/07/2022 16:51 1 month ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Swansea
£209.50 10/07/2022 12:51 1 month ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Swansea
£209.50 10/07/2022 10:51 1 month ago
Edinburgh
Waverley
Swansea
£209.50 10/07/2022 14:51 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Edinburgh - Swansea train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Edinburgh Swansea train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Edinburgh Swansea ticket is £176.91 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £176.91: £88/£176.91 = 0.5. You will need to make about 1 trips from Swansea to Edinburgh (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Edinburgh to Swansea train £176.91 £117.94 £58.97 0.5

(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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