Trains from Swansea to Plymouth

Swansea to Plymouth train information

Swansea Plymouth train map

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Arrival Plymouth, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 87 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 Plymouth (South West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How far is it by train?

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to travel the 87 miles from Swansea to Plymouth.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Swansea to Plymouth train tickets

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Swansea - Plymouth prices calendar

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

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Swansea - Plymouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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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 Plymouth. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Swansea to Plymouth in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £37 when purchasing your ticket 3 days in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £48 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 24% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Swansea to Plymouth trains

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

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Discount Swansea - Plymouth train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Swansea Plymouth train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Swansea Plymouth ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Plymouth to Swansea (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 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 Plymouth 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