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There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Swansea by train, bus or car

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Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

$115 - $191

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station National Express

$26 - $34

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Swansea

$93 - $155

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Swansea 231.3 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Swansea is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Swansea is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Swansea station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Swansea Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Swansea. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Swansea via Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Swansea is 161 miles. The road distance is 231.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Swansea without a car is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Sheffield to Swansea, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Swansea bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Swansea train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Swansea is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 161.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Swansea, Wales?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Swansea via Bristol Parkway in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Swansea via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Stockport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $200
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Sheffield to Swansea train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Swansea is 231 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Sheffield to Swansea.

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