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
  • The journey from Leeds, situated in England and Swansea, which is in Wales is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • 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.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

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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.

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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 £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), 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 £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