COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in United Kingdom. Learn More.
Duration 2h 57m
Distance 95.8 miles
Average price £133
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Poole and Swindon takes 2h 57m and the fastest train takes 2h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Poole to Swindon. 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. Bournemouth
  2. Reading
  3. Swindon
2h 47m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£59 - £186

Poole to Swindon train times

Trains run four times a day between Poole and Swindon. The earliest departure is at 05:26 in the morning, and the last departure from Poole is at 19:07 which arrives into Swindon at 21:39. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Poole to Swindon? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Poole to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Poole and arriving at Swindon via Bournemouth and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 47m.

More details

The distance between Poole and Swindon is 59 miles. The road distance is 95.8 miles.

Get driving directions

Poole to Swindon train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Bournemouth station.

More details

Poole to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

More details

Book your Poole to Swindon train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 384+ hotels available in Swindon. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps