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There are 5 ways to get from Newbury to Swindon by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Newbury to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Swindon

£23 - £36

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Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Newbury Wharf to Marlborough, Ladbrokes X20
  2. Take the bus from Marlborough, Lloyds Bank to Swindon, Spring Gardens X5 / ...

Line 4 bus, line 47 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Newbury Wharf to Lambourn, Market Square 4 / ...
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Lambourn, Market Square to Swindon, Spring Gardens 47

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newbury to Swindon 28.8 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Newbury to Swindon 28.8 miles

£4 - £7

Newbury to Swindon by train

The train journey time between Newbury and Swindon is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 59 miles. The fastest train normally takes 45 min. Services are operated by Great Western Railway, Great Northern and East Midlands Railways. Typically 314 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newbury to Swindon train schedules

Newbury → Swindon
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The most affordable way to get from Newbury to Swindon is to drive, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newbury to Swindon is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newbury to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Newbury Wharf and arriving at Swindon, Spring Gardens via Marlborough, Lloyds Bank. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newbury to Swindon. However, there are services departing from Newbury and arriving at Swindon via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Newbury and Swindon is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newbury to Swindon without a car is to train which takes 1h 5m and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from Newbury to Swindon, including transfers.

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Newbury to Swindon bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, depart from Newbury Wharf station.

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Newbury to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Newbury station.

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The best way to get from Newbury to Swindon is to train which takes 1h 5m and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Newbury to Swindon.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

What companies run services between Newbury, West Berkshire, England and Swindon, England?

You can take a train from Newbury to Swindon via Reading in around 1h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newbury to Swindon via Marlborough, Ladbrokes and Marlborough, Lloyds Bank in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newbury to Reading
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£8 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Reading to Swindon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £21
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Newbury to Reading
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £16
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£10 - £16
Bus operators
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Newbury Wharf to Marlborough, Ladbrokes
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Salisbury Reds
Bus from Marlborough, Lloyds Bank to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Salisbury Reds
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Marlborough, Lloyds Bank to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West
Swindons Bus Company
Phone
01793 428428
Email
enquiries@swindonbus.co.uk
Website
thamesdown-transport.co.uk
Bus from Marlborough, Lloyds Bank to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Swindons Bus Company
Newbury & District
Phone
01635 33855
Email
info@newburyanddistrict.co.uk
Website
newburyanddistrict.co.uk
Bus from Newbury Wharf to Lambourn, Market Square
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Newbury & District
West Berkshire Council Transport Services
Phone
01635 503248
Email
transport@westberks.gov.uk
Website
info.westberks.gov.uk
Bus from Lambourn, Market Square to Swindon, Spring Gardens
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
West Berkshire Council Transport Services
Other operators
Taxi from Newbury to Swindon
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Go Green Taxis Newbury
Phone
+44 1635 800 990
Website
gogreentaxisltd.co.uk
Ave Cabs
Phone
+44 1635 31212
Website
ave-cabs.com
AMPM Taxis
Phone
+44 1635 44444
Website
newburytaxi.co.uk

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Newbury to Swindon bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Swindon, Spring Gardens station.

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Newbury to Swindon train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swindon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newbury to Swindon is 29 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Newbury to Swindon.

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