Trains from Swansea to Manchester

Swansea to Manchester train information

Swansea Manchester train map

Train duration 4h28m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 147 Miles
  • The journey from Swansea, situated in Wales and Manchester, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • There are 147 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Swansea to Manchester is normally 4h28m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Manchester from Swansea, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Swansea to Manchester train tickets

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Swansea - Manchester prices calendar

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Swansea - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Swansea to Manchester in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £28 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 53% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Swansea to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Swansea - Manchester train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Swansea Manchester train ticket and save even more money 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.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Swansea to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Manchester to Swansea, the card will have paid for itself.

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

(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 Manchester 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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