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Swindon to London train

Thanks to Gopili, compare train ticket prices and find the best price to travel from Swindon to London by train. Our service is dedicated to helping you find the cheapest Swindon to London train ticket and gives you practical information: booking, next departures, timetables, fares, and good deals.

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Cheap train calendar from Swindon to London

Find cheapest tickets to travel from Swindon to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane. With the calendar below, choose the day you want to travel and easily find the cheapest price.

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Find the best prices for train tickets Swindon to London

from £11.00 MORE 1h26m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Swindon to London
Coach
from £4.00 MORE 2h20m
from £1.50 MORE 2h28m

Book cheap train from Swindon to London

You are able to book your Swindon to London train ticket in 3 different ways:

Is it possible to book a train online?

When purchasing your train tickets online, you can quickly compare the schedules and fares to get the best deal. Almost all rail operators as well as online ticket specialists give the ability to do so. Once your ticket is booked, you will receive a confirmation email with your collection number that you will keep with your card to get your ticket at the station before your journey.

Is it possible to book a train ticket over the phone?

Most rail operators as well as few train ticket retailers will have telephone numbers for you to make your purchase over the phone.

Is it possible to book a train ticket directly at the station?

Depending on the station, you are able to either get your train ticket at the travel centre or via a self-service ticket machine available at many stations. We advise you to check beforehand if the station has these services and the opening hours.

The best way to find cheap train tickets from Swindon to London is to compare online the fares from all train companies. Gopili enables you to do so by comparing in one search the times and prices across all existing offers. If you need to take the train back to Swindon later on, train tickets London to Swindon are also available on gopili.

Travel information for your train journey

Swindon London train

Route Swindon to London

Swindon London train map

Train duration 1h04m
Arrival city London, England
Departure city Swindon, England
Distance 71 Miles
Lowest train ticket price from £11.00
Train operators for Swindon to London Great Western Railway

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Swindon, situated in England and London, located in England is well served by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Great Western Railway.

How much times does it take?

There are 71 miles between both cities and the average journey time from Swindon to London is approximately 1h04m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest option to go to London from Swindon, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

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

Looking at our data, the best price to travel in the next month is £11.00. This fare is based on an adult fare and does not include the savings you can make with a railcard.

Best price found for train ticket from Swindon to London

We compare train ticket prices for all major companies to travel from Swindon 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 Swindon to London train ticket is just few clicks away!

Journey Price Departure on At Company Searched
Swindon
London
£11.00 11/06/2017 09:55 Great Western Railway 4 days ago
Swindon
London
£11.00 11/06/2017 09:05 Great Western Railway 4 days ago
Swindon
London
£13.50 10/06/2017 08:52 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Swindon
London
£15.50 05/06/2017 17:41 Great Western Railway 5 days ago
Swindon
London
£15.50 11/06/2017 12:10 Great Western Railway 1 day ago
Swindon
London
£15.50 05/06/2017 13:11 Great Western Railway 5 days ago
Swindon
London
£15.50 05/06/2017 17:11 Great Western Railway 5 days ago
Swindon
London
£20.00 05/06/2017 12:30 Great Western Railway 5 days ago
Swindon
London
£20.00 05/06/2017 17:35 Great Western Railway 5 days ago
Swindon
London
£26.90 04/06/2017 13:27 Great Western Railway 1 day ago

Best price found for Swindon to London train ticket for the next 30 days.

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Discount Swindon to London train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Swindon London train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons railcard.

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

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will spare money.

    For instance, train tickets from Swindon to London cost on average £20.05 (1). By dividing £88 by £20.05 (£88/£20.05 = 4.39), it appears that after only 5 one way journeys from London to Swindon, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other ones £30.

(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
Swindon to London train £20.05 £13.37 £6.68 4.4

(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

And if you change?

Other alternatives of transport exist to travel from Swindon to London:

Bus from Swindon to London

Flights from Swindon to London

Price barometer for train tickets covering this trip

The gopili price barometer gives the prices for a Swindon to London train and helps you to know whether you are getting a good deal:

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Average prices over the last 9 months based on user searches

Next train departures

When are the next trains to London?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Swindon
09:05
London Paddington
11:06
2h01m Great Western Railway
Swindon
09:55
London Paddington
12:11
2h16m Great Western Railway
Swindon
12:10
London Paddington
14:09
1h59m Great Western Railway

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 3 trains from Swindon to London are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Swindon London train departs at 09:05 and the last one departs at 12:10. The first and last departure hours can vary from one day to another and there can be less services during weekends as well as bank holidays. Train operators may as well adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Transport operators from Swindon to London

The following table lists the various transport operators serving the route Swindon to London.

Transport operators Departure Arrival
Great Western Railway Swindon London

Swindon - 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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£12

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£13

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£18

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£22

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£27

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£27

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£27

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Days before Departure

The table above is based on the cheapest prices found in the past 6 months depending on how many time in advance the train ticket is purchased. Booking your train from Swindon to London in advance should enable you to pay less for your train.

Tickets are available from £12 when purchasing your train 2 months in advance, it is 57% cheaper than the best price we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Things to do in London

We have created for you a list of 6 things that you can visit in London.

  • Big Ben
  • Tower Bridge
  • Westminster Abbey
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Abbey Road Studios
  • Horse Guards

If you're travelling to London for the first time and you are not sure of the things that you can do during your stay, we're here to help. Your itinerary will obviously depend of the length of your stay as well as your preferences but the team at Gopili shares with you the interesting places in London.

Big Ben is probably one of the main attractions for visitors. You can also go to explore Buckingham Palace or Tower Bridge which are frequently recommended by the travellers who have already visited the city.

Another noteworthy location that you may want to visit is Abbey Road Studios if you want to know more about the city.

Westminster Abbey is also a place that we will suggest you to see if you have enough time during your trip.

Lastly, if you're still curious in discovering more about London, Horse Guards can be the final stage of your trip. While visitors might not consider it as the most interesting thing to do, it will enable you to get a complete view of the city and its character.

How to find cheap train tickets Swindon to London ?

If you’re looking for cheap train tickets Swindon to London, you may be in luck. Here we give you some tips to find cheap train tickets.

To travel for less you need to get your ticket in advance. The best time to buy your advance train ticket is around 90 days before. Thus you must try to book abount 90 days in advance. With this technique you will benefit from great savings of up to 80%.

To get cheap train tickets, you have to avoid travelling during peak times between 06:30 to 09:30 and 15:30 to 18:30. Consider different times and your train ticket Swindon to London will cost less.

For some routes, it costs less to buy 2 single tickets instead of a return ticket. You will have less flexibility as you need to know in advance the time you wish to come back but cheaper fares might be available.

Split-ticketing for your journey to London is another way to pay less. It is totally legal to split your ticket into 2 or more tickets covering the different sections of your journey, the only condition is that the train you're using stops at the stations you've bought your tickets from.

Where to find cheap train tickets

Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway, a rail travel specialist, proposes connections to more than 242 destinations. Tickets for the journey from Swindon to London are available starting from £11.

Train ticket types for your travel

Rail tickets may look a bit complex at first sight but it's simple to apprehend how it is working. To start, there are three main train tickets types accessible in the United Kingdom for your train Swindon to London: Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime tickets.

  • Advance Ticket : Advance train tickets are a good way to get cheap tickets. Advance train tickets are available up to 12 weeks before travel and offer the biggest reductions. To take advantage of these tickets you must book in advance: the earlier you make reservation, the cheaper the train prices are! Advance tickets Swindon to London are every time sold as singles, but if you prefer to book tickets for a return journey, just make reservation two Advance tickets. These tickets are only valid for the date and train they are booked for. Also, these tickets cannot be refunded but can be amended before departure.
  • Off-Peak Ticket : If you prefer more flexibility than an Advance train ticket, the Off-Peak train tickets could be for you. Off-Peak train tickets are flexible and valid at “off peak” times of the day. They are less expensive than the Anytime ticket and still provide the flexibility of travelling on any Off-peak trains. They can be bought any time before travelling, even at the last minute. These tickets are valid at any time of the day on Saturdays, Sundays, and Public Holidays and after around 09:30 on Mondays to Fridays.
  • Anytime ticket : These tickets are entirely flexible and they can be used on any train, at any time, on any day. They give full security when you can't be sure of your travel times, or if you need to change the day you go. They are more high-priced than advance or Off-Peak but they are eligible for refunds.
  • For your information more ticket types exist in the UK to travel to London, like Super-Off-Peak tickets, Season tickets, Rover and Rangers tickets…