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There are 3 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£65 - £85

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Bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station National Express / ...

£16 - £20

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Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station 186.9 miles

£28 - £45

London Paddington Station → Swansea bus Station
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station is to train which costs £65 - £85 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Swansea bus Station station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Swansea. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Swansea bus Station is 163 miles. The road distance is 186.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs £65 - £85.

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The train from London Paddington to Swansea takes 2h 46m including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station is to train which takes 3h 1m and costs £65 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6h 23m.

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  • Distance: 162.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost £65 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station 5 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swansea City Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from London Paddington Station to Swansea bus Station.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Swansea bus Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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