Trains from Southampton to Swansea

Southampton to Swansea train information

Southampton Swansea train map

Train duration 3h41m
Arrival Swansea, Wales
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 121 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £25.00
Average train price £50.00
  • The trains from Southampton (South East England) to Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) are provided by Cross Country, Great Western Railway. The services on board can change depending on the train company.
  • On average, the journey takes normally 3h41m by train to cover the 121 miles to go to Swansea from Southampton. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £25.00 one way.

Best prices for Southampton to Swansea train tickets

from £25.00 MORE 3h36m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.00 MORE 8h02m

Southampton - Swansea prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton 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 Southampton to Swansea

When are the next trains to Swansea?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Southampton Airport Parkway
07:22
Swansea
10:45
3h23m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
08:19
Swansea
11:44
3h25m Cross Country
Southampton Central
09:10
Swansea
12:42
3h32m Great Western Railway
Southampton Airport Parkway
09:54
Swansea
13:34
3h40m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
10:24
Swansea
13:43
3h19m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
11:24
Swansea
14:44
3h20m Cross Country
Southampton Central
12:10
Swansea
15:43
3h33m Great Western Railway
Southampton Airport Parkway
12:25
Swansea
16:33
4h08m Cross Country
Southampton Central
13:10
Swansea
16:41
3h31m Great Western Railway
Southampton Airport Parkway
14:22
Swansea
17:42
3h20m Cross Country
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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, 18 trains from Southampton to Swansea are running today and 18 tomorrow. The first Southampton Swansea train is at 07:22 and the last one is at 20:24. 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.

Southampton - 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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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Swansea are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £33 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £52 for your train. Thus, you may save 38% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Southampton to Swansea trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£25.00 15/10/2019 20:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£27.50 14/10/2019 20:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£30.50 15/10/2019 09:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£31.00 15/10/2019 13:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£33.50 15/10/2019 12:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£33.50 14/10/2019 09:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£33.50 14/10/2019 12:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Central
Swansea
£33.50 14/10/2019 13:10 Great Western Railway 6 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Swansea
£38.80 15/10/2019 19:24 Cross Country 6 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Swansea
£38.80 15/10/2019 11:24 Cross Country 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Southampton Swansea train

Discount Southampton - Swansea train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Southampton Swansea train ticket.

Why should I buy a 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 Southampton Swansea ticket is £49.77 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £49.77: £88/£49.77 = 1.77. It will take you on average 2 trips from Swansea to Southampton (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Southampton to Swansea train £49.77 £33.18 £16.59 1.77

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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