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Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Swansea to London:
You are able to purchase your Swansea to London train ticket in three different ways:
Can I book my ticket online?
If you're booking your train tickets online, you can quickly compare train timetables and fares to get the best deal. Most rail operators as well as online ticket specialists give the ability to book on their website. Once your ticket is booked, you will have a confirmation email including a collection number that you will bring with your card to have your ticket at the station before your journey.
Is it possible to book a train ticket over the phone?
Most rail providers and several rail ticket retailers will have phone numbers in order to take your booking by phone.
How can I book my ticket at the station?
Depending on the station, you can either get your train ticket at the staffed ticket office or with a self-service ticket machine available at many stations. We suggest you to check beforehand if the station offers these services and the opening hours.
By using our fast and easy to use search engine, you will be able to compare hundreds of train tickets from all major rail providers. Gopili can help you find cheap train tickets from Swansea to London! For your information, train tickets London to Swansea are also available for your return trip.
Train ticket types for your travel
Rail tickets may look a bit complex at first sight but it's simple to apprehend their functioning. To begin, there are three main rail tickets types available in the UK for your train Swansea to London: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.
Things to do in London
We have compiled for you a list of 6 points of interests that you can visit in London.
As travel experts, we understand that trying to organize a trip and finding all the information regarding a specific city can be long. We would like to help you by suggesting some places, whether you are coming for a short break or for longer.
Every year, many people are visiting London. If you would like visit one of the most popular landmark of the city, you have to go to London Eye. If you have the time, we will also suggest you to visit Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge to complete your stay.
Another noteworthy place that you can visit is Covent Garden Market if you wish to know more about the city.
Horse Guards is also a touristic site that we will recommend you to see if you have spare time during your stay.
At last, if you're still looking to find out more about London, Madame Tussauds can be the final stage of your visit. Even though visitors might not consider it as the most important place to visit, it will enable you to get a full picture of the city and its history.
Many trains run from Swansea to London, but there are also near stations served like for instance:
Travel information for your train journey
Route Swansea to London
|Arrival city||London, England|
|Departure city||Swansea, Wales|
|Lowest train ticket price||from £18.50|
|Train operators for Swansea to London||Great Western Railway|
Which train company can I use?
The trains between Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) to London (London England) are operated by Great Western Railway. The services on board can vary depending on the train 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?
Based on our data, the best price to travel by train in the next month is £18.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the savings you can make with a discount card.
Great Western Railway
Gopili compares ticket prices for you every day from all operators to help you find cheap train tickets for your next trip. The best Great Western Railway price found was £19.
If you're searching for cheap train tickets Swansea to London, we're here to help. Here we share with you some tricks to find cheap train tickets.
Getting your ticket early instead of leaving it until the last minute will help you to get a lower fare. Advance tickets usually go on sale 90 days before the date of departure. On many routes you can save as much as 80% by buying your ticket 90 days in advance. We recommend you to get your ticket as soon as possible.
To find cheap train tickets, you have to avoid the busy peak travel times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Be flexible and your train ticket Swansea to London will cost less.
If you already know at what time you wish to come back, you should verify the price of two singles as they may work out cheaper than a return. You need to use the exact train you booked.
Frequently, purchasing a ticket from Swansea to an intermediary station as well as an additional ticket from this station to London costs less than getting a single ticket for your entire journey. Splitting your ticket can help you pay less.
Departure and arrival for your train travel
To travel from Swansea to London, only one train station is available for your departure, this is the Swansea train station. London city has several stations available for your arrival:London Waterloo train station, London St Pancras train station, London Stratford international train station, London New Barnet train station, London Bexley train station, London Enfield Town train station, London Harrow & Wealdstone train station, London Victoria train station, London Liverpool Street train station, London Bridge train station, London Charing Cross train station, London Euston train station, London Paddington train station, London King's Cross train station, London Fenchurch Street train station, London Southall train station, London Surbiton train station.
When are the next trains to London?
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, 4 trains from Swansea to London are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Swansea London train departs at 07:28 while the last one leaves the station at 09:29. The first and last departure times might vary every day and there may be fewer trains during weekends and public holidays. Rail companies can also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.
Transport operators from Swansea to London
The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Swansea to London.
|Great Western Railway||Swansea||London|
Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip
The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Swansea to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:
Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches
Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute
The Prices for train tickets Swansea to London will increase as you approach your travel date. Based on our data, if you book your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £19 while when buying your ticket 1 day in advance, you will have to spend a minimum of £48 for your trip. Thus, you may save 60% on the price of your train by buying your ticket 2 months in advance instead of 1 day in advance.
The figures are based on the cheapest prices found over the last six months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
The easiest way to spend less on your Swansea London train ticket may be to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
When getting a railcard, you aim to make savings after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Swansea to London? Use 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.: £38.48)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Now divide that number by C. The result is the approximate number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£38.48 = 2.29. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing at least 3 trips from Swansea to London (one way journey).
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||£38.48||£25.65||£12.83||2.29|
(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
We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Swansea to London by train and find the best price for you. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days to go to London. Your Swansea to London train ticket is just few clicks away!
|£32.00||06/06/2017||19:29||Great Western Railway||16 hours ago|
|£32.00||06/06/2017||20:29||Great Western Railway||16 hours ago|
|£40.50||03/06/2017||16:29||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£40.50||03/06/2017||17:29||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£40.50||03/06/2017||18:29||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£40.50||03/06/2017||19:29||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£40.50||03/06/2017||12:29||Great Western Railway||1 day ago|
|£44.00||27/05/2017||17:29||Great Western Railway||5 days ago|
|£44.00||27/05/2017||12:29||Great Western Railway||5 days ago|
|£44.00||29/05/2017||14:28||Great Western Railway||5 days ago|
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