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There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Swindon by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Swindon

$35 - $70

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Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Swindon 72.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Swindon is to drive which costs £11 - £18 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Swindon is to train which costs £28 - £50 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Swindon. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Swindon is 61 miles. The road distance is 72.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £28 - £50.

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The train from Cardiff Central to Swindon takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Cardiff to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Swindon is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Cardiff to Swindon.

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  • Distance: 60.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Swindon, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Swindon hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $70

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There are 332+ hotels available in Swindon. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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