Trains from Swansea to London

Swansea to London train information

Swansea London train map

Train duration 3h24m
Arrival London, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 165 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) to London (London England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How much times does it take?

There are 165 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Swansea to London is around 3h24m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to London from Swansea, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Swansea to London train tickets

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Swansea - London prices calendar

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Swansea - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£43

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Swansea to London tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £19 whereas when booking 1 day in advance, you will need to spend at least £47 for your trip. Thus, you will save 61% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months in advance as opposed to 1 day in advance.

The data are based on the best fares found over 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.

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Swansea London train

Discount Swansea - London train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Swansea London train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one 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.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Swansea to London? Grab your calculator, considering:

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

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Swansea London ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing 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 average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Swansea to London (one way trip).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train 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 London 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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