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Swansea to London train information

Swansea London train map

Train duration 3h24m
Arrival London, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 165 Miles
Lowest train price from £24.00
Average train price £40.00

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) to London (London England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail operator.

How far is it by train?

There are 165 miles between the two cities and the average journey time from Swansea to London is around 3h24m. Taking the train is often the quickest solution to go to London from Swansea, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £24.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and does not include the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Swansea to London train tickets

from £24.00 MORE 3h36m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 5h34m
from £1.50 MORE 5h12m

Swansea - London prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Swansea to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£23

National Express£24

Loco2£49

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Megabus£15

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Swansea - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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£19

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£25

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£31

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£43

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£46

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£48

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£47

Same day

Days before Departure

The cost for train tickets Swansea to London tend to increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your ticket 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £19 while if purchasing your seat 1 day in advance, you will need to pay at least £48 for your journey. Thus, you will save 61% on the price of your train by booking 2 months in advance as opposed to 1 day in advance.

The results are based on the best prices found in the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Swansea to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 11/05/2018 07:29 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 11/05/2018 08:29 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 11/05/2018 07:59 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 19/05/2018 19:29 4 days ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 19/05/2018 17:29 4 days ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£28.50 19/05/2018 18:29 4 days ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£33.00 11/05/2018 20:29 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£33.00 11/05/2018 09:29 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£33.00 11/05/2018 13:29 23 hours ago
Swansea
London
Paddington
£33.00 11/05/2018 12:29 23 hours ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Swansea London train

Discount Swansea - London train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Swansea London train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, you aim to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Swansea to London? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average cost for a Swansea London ticket (i.e.: £39.94)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the minimum number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£39.94 = 2.2. Your railcard will be worthwile if you're doing around 3 trips from Swansea to London (one way trip).

How much does a railcard cost?

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

(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
Swansea to London train £39.94 £26.63 £13.31 2.21

(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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