Which train company can I use?
The route connecting Swindon, which is in England and Manchester, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
How far is it by train?
There are 134 miles between Swindon to Manchester. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Manchester from Swindon, and it’s also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.
What is the price of the train?
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Swindon to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Swindon to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £45 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £64 for your journey. Thus, you can save 29% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Swindon and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Swindon and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to spend less on your Swindon Manchester train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Swindon to Manchester? 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 Manchester 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 Manchester (one way trip).
How much does a railcard cost?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.
(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 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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