There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Swansea by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

$103 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Night bus, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Newport, Queensway (Newport Railway Station) M7
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Swansea

$47 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Swansea 186.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Cardiff (CWL) LCY - CWL
  2. Take the train from Bridgend to Swansea

$67 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Swansea is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Swansea is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Swansea is 164 miles. The road distance is 186.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from London Victoria to Swansea, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Swansea Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Victoria to Swansea hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Swansea every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Exeter, Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
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
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $28
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bridgend to Swansea
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
First Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Bus operators

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