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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 18 min

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

$103 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$23 - $32

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 36 min

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

$71 - $146

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Coventry to Swansea 156.7 miles

$30 - $50

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 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Coventry to Swansea 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $22 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
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Coventry to Swansea?

The distance between Coventry and Swansea is 188 km. The road distance is 251 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Coventry to Swansea?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Coventry to Swansea?

The quickest way to get from Coventry to Swansea is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs £24 - £35.

Is there a direct train between Coventry and Swansea?

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 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Coventry and Swansea?

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

How long does it take to get from Coventry to Swansea?

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Coventry to Swansea, including transfers.