Trains from Glasgow to Swansea

Glasgow to Swansea train information

Glasgow Swansea train map

Train duration 7h34m
Arrival Swansea, Wales
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 294 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £44.50
Average train price £56.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains from Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) are provided by Virgin Trains. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

How long is the train?

On average, the journey takes around 7h34m by train because of the 294 miles to travel to Swansea from Glasgow. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

How much does it costs?

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £44.50. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Glasgow to Swansea train tickets

from £44.50 MORE 7h26m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £13.70 MORE 13h08m

Glasgow - Swansea prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Swansea 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.

Glasgow - Swansea: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£160

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Getting your train beforehand is almost always cheaper than leaving it to the last minute. However, as you may see in the table above, the price of train tickets Glasgow to Swansea tend to be stable and cost £153.

Best prices for Glasgow to Swansea trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£44.50 05/12/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£44.50 05/12/2019 14:00 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£44.50 05/12/2019 12:00 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£46.50 05/12/2019 08:00 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£47.50 05/12/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£47.50 05/12/2019 17:40 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£53.00 05/12/2019 16:00 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Glasgow
Central
Swansea
£53.50 05/12/2019 12:40 Virgin Trains 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Glasgow Swansea train

Discount Glasgow - Swansea train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Glasgow 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Glasgow Swansea ticket is £55.89 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £55.89: £88/£55.89 = 1.57. It will take you on average 2 trips from Swansea to Glasgow (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(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
Glasgow to Swansea train £55.89 £37.26 £18.63 1.58

(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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