Trains from London to Swindon

London to Swindon train information

London Swindon train map

Train duration 1h02m
Arrival Swindon, England
Departure London, England
Distance 71 Miles

The trip between London, located in England and Swindon, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

On average, the journey takes around 1h02m by train because of the 71 miles to travel to Swindon from London. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for London to Swindon train tickets

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London - Swindon prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from London 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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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from London to Swindon in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £19 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 39% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Swindon trains

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

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your London Swindon train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate 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 London Swindon ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make about 2 trips from Swindon to London (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

What is the cost of a railcard?

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