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There are 4 ways to get from Coventry to Swansea by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

$93 - $198

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station National Express

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, night train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the night train from Hereford to Swansea

$69 - $133

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Swansea 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Swansea is to bus which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to Swansea is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry station to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coventry to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Coventry and arriving at Swansea via Birmingham New Street and Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Coventry and Swansea is 117 miles. The road distance is 156.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £70 - £160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Coventry to Swansea, including transfers.

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Coventry to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Coventry to Swansea train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Swansea is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £70 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 117.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Coventry, England and Swansea, Wales?

You can take a train from Coventry to Swansea via Birmingham New Street and Bristol Parkway in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Coventry to Swansea twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Night train from Hereford to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Coventry to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Swansea is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Coventry to Swansea.

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