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There are 5 ways to get from Colden Common to Swanage by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 40 bus

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Wareham
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Wareham Station to Swanage, Bus Station

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus

  1. Take the bus from Eastleigh, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
  2. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Westbourne
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Westbourne, Alumhurst Road to Swanage, Bus Station

3 alternative options

Train, line 50 bus

  1. Take the train from Eastleigh to Bournemouth
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Bus Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Colden Common to Swanage

Drive

  1. Drive from Colden Common to Swanage

Colden Common to Swanage by bus and train

The journey time between Colden Common and Swanage is around 3h 19m and covers a distance of around 63 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 13m. Operated by Xelabus, South Western Railway, First Great Western Service and others, the Colden Common to Swanage service departs from Colden Common, Hunts Close and arrives in Swanage, Bus Station. Typically 101 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

101 Weekly Services
3h 19m Average Duration
£24 Cheapest Price
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Colden Common → Swanage
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The cheapest way to get from Colden Common to Swanage is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Colden Common to Swanage is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colden Common to Swanage station. However, there are services departing from Colden Common, Hunts Close and arriving at Swanage, Bus Station via Eastleigh, Bus Station, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and Westbourne, Alumhurst Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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It is 39 miles from Colden Common to Swanage. It is approximately 58.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Colden Common to Swanage without a car is to train and line 40 bus which takes 3h 19m and costs £23 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Colden Common to Swanage, including transfers.

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Colden Common to Swanage bus services, operated by Bluestar, depart from Eastleigh, Bus Station.

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Colden Common to Swanage bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Swanage, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colden Common to Swanage is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Colden Common to Swanage.

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  • Distance: 39 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Colden Common, England and Swanage, England?

You can take a bus from Colden Common to Swanage via Eastleigh, Bus Station, Southampton City Centre, WestQuay, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Westbourne, and Westbourne, Alumhurst Road in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Wareham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Eastleigh to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £30
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Wareham Station to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
More Bus
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
More Bus
Bus from Westbourne, Alumhurst Road to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
More Bus
Bluestar
Phone
01202 338421
Email
managersmailbox@bluestarbus.co.uk
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Eastleigh, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Bluestar
Unilink
Phone
023 8059 5974
Email
talk2us@unilinkbus.co.uk
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Eastleigh, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2
Website
Unilink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Westbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Colden Common to Swanage
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Estimated price
£120 - £150
Kays Group Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8060 0046
Homewood Travel
Phone
+44 7515 529 824
Galaxy Cars
Phone
+44 23 8218 2786
Website
galaxycars.org
Eastleigh Cab Co
Phone
+44 23 8065 1111
Website
eastleighcabco.com
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
My Chauffeur Hampshire
Phone
+44 740 001 1786
Website
mychauffeurhampshire.com
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878 727
Website
wintaxcars.com
Winch Taxis
Phone
+44 7922 233 545
Website
winchtaxis.com
Wessex Cars
Phone
+44 1962 877 749
Website
wessexcars.com

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