Trains from Leeds to Swansea

Leeds to Swansea train information

Leeds Swansea train map

Train duration 6h50m
Arrival Swansea, Wales
Departure Leeds, England
Distance 181 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £31.50
Average train price £76.00
  • The trip between Leeds, located in England and Swansea, situated in Wales is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Cross Country.
  • There are 181 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Leeds to Swansea is around 6h50m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Swansea from Leeds, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £31.50. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Leeds to Swansea train tickets

from £31.50 MORE 5h34m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £10.70 MORE 8h10m
from £8.05 MORE 9h13m

Leeds - Swansea prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Leeds 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.

Train times Leeds to Swansea

When are the next trains to Swansea?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Leeds
07:10
Swansea
12:16
5h06m Cross Country
Leeds
07:10
Swansea
12:34
5h24m Cross Country
Leeds
08:11
Swansea
13:34
5h23m Cross Country
Leeds
12:11
Swansea
17:39
5h28m Cross Country
Leeds
13:11
Swansea
18:33
5h22m Cross Country
Leeds
14:11
Swansea
19:33
5h22m Cross Country
Leeds
17:11
Swansea
22:19
5h08m Cross Country
Leeds
18:11
Swansea
23:43
5h32m Cross Country
Leeds
19:11
Swansea
00:44
5h33m Cross Country
Leeds
20:10
Swansea
02:03
5h53m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 10 trains from Leeds to Swansea are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Leeds Swansea train is at 07:10 and the last one is at 20:10. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Best prices for Leeds to Swansea trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Leeds
Swansea
£55.00 17/02/2020 08:15 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£60.00 17/02/2020 12:15 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£62.00 17/02/2020 20:10 Cross Country 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£62.50 17/02/2020 19:11 Cross Country 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£63.10 17/02/2020 18:11 Cross Country 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£69.90 17/02/2020 13:15 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£71.70 17/02/2020 17:11 Cross Country 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£74.60 17/02/2020 09:15 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£75.40 17/02/2020 07:15 4 days ago
Leeds
Swansea
£75.40 17/02/2020 14:15 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Leeds Swansea train

Discount Leeds - Swansea train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Leeds Swansea train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Leeds to Swansea cost on average £75.94 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £75.94 (£88/£75.94 = 1.16), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Swansea to Leeds, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a whole year.

(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
Leeds to Swansea train £75.94 £50.63 £25.31 1.16

(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