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Duration 4h 50m
Distance 249.7 miles
Average price £144
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Swansea takes 4h 50m and the fastest train takes 4h 9m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Swansea. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. White Notley
  2. London Paddington
  3. Swansea
4h 34m
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£85 - £189

Essex to Swansea train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Swansea. The earliest departure is at 12:08 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Swansea at 08:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Swansea. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Swansea via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Essex and Swansea is 195 miles. The road distance is 249.7 miles.

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Essex to Swansea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Swansea. Prices start at £75 per night.

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