There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station 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  •  2 h 56 min

$100 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. National Express / ...

$87 - $108

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. 186.9 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Swansea, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Swansea every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Bus operators
National Express

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Swansea is 261 km. The road distance is 299 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs £75 - £150.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Swansea. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

The train from London Paddington to Swansea takes 2 h 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.