Trains from Swansea to Glasgow

Swansea to Glasgow train information

Swansea Glasgow train map

Train duration 12h11m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 294 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £36.50
Average train price £65.00
  • All trains between Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) to Glasgow (South Western Scotland) are operated by Great Western Railway. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
  • There are 294 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Swansea to Glasgow is normally 12h11m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Glasgow from Swansea, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £36.50 one way.

Best prices for Swansea to Glasgow train tickets

from £36.50 MORE 7h38m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £21.60 MORE 12h57m

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Swansea - Glasgow: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to purchase your train tickets Swansea to Glasgow. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Swansea to Glasgow in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £89 when purchasing your ticket 3 days in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £156 if you get your seat 7 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is 3 days in advance as it is 44% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Swansea to Glasgow trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£46.30 23/12/2019 15:05 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£47.10 23/12/2019 16:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£47.30 23/12/2019 14:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£50.50 23/12/2019 15:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£53.00 23/12/2019 12:56 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£54.00 23/12/2019 13:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£59.50 23/12/2019 08:53 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£61.20 23/12/2019 10:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£61.50 23/12/2019 11:55 6 days ago
Swansea
Glasgow
Central
£61.50 23/12/2019 11:55 6 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Swansea Glasgow train

Discount Swansea - Glasgow train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Swansea Glasgow 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 many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Swansea to Glasgow? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Swansea Glasgow ticket (i.e.: £64.49)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£64.49 = 1.36. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Swansea to Glasgow (one way trip).

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
Swansea to Glasgow train £64.49 £42.99 £21.50 1.37

(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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