Trains from Swindon to Cardiff

Swindon to Cardiff train information

Swindon Cardiff train map

Train duration 1h07m
Arrival Cardiff, Wales
Departure Swindon, England
Distance 61 Miles
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  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Cardiff from Swindon. The average train time from Swindon to Cardiff is 1h07m to cover the 61 miles.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

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Swindon - Cardiff: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Swindon to Cardiff will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 15 days in advance, tickets should be available from £12 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £18 for your journey. Thus, you can save 32% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 15 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Swindon to Cardiff trains

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

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Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Swindon Cardiff 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.

  • When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Swindon to Cardiff? Check with your calculator, considering:

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

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

    C = average price for a Swindon Cardiff ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Swindon to Cardiff (one way trip).

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Swindon to Cardiff 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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