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Duration 4h 49m
Distance 255.3 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Swansea and Herne Bay takes 4h 49m and the fastest train takes 4h 40m. There is a train service every few hours from Swansea to Herne Bay. 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. Swansea
  2. London Victoria
  3. Herne Bay
5h 34m
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£99 - £140

Swansea to Herne Bay train times

Trains run hourly between Swansea and Herne Bay. The earliest departure is at 11:22 in the morning, and the last departure from Swansea is at 20:22 which arrives into Herne Bay at 01:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 49m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Swansea to Herne Bay. However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Herne Bay via Paddington station and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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The distance between Swansea and Herne Bay is 220 miles. The road distance is 255.3 miles.

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Swansea to Herne Bay train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swansea station.

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Swansea to Herne Bay train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Herne Bay station.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Herne Bay. Prices start at £75 per night.

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