There are 2 ways to get from Falmouth to Swanage by bus or car

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Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth to Dorchester National Express

$30 - $38

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Swanage 186.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Swanage is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Swanage is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Swanage is 142 miles. The road distance is 186.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Falmouth to Swanage without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 24 min and costs £22 - £30.

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Falmouth to Swanage, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Falmouth to Swanage is 186 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Falmouth to Swanage.

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There are 594+ hotels available in Swanage. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Falmouth to Swanage.
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  • Distance: 141.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

What companies run services between Falmouth, England and Swanage, England?

National Express operates a bus from Falmouth to Swanage once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

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.

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+44 08717 818178
Bus from Falmouth to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21

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