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There are 3 ways to get from Swansea to Charlton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

£68 - £91

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Bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Swansea Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express

£13 - £16

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Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Swansea to Charlton 179.8 miles

£27 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Charlton is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Charlton is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Ashford Common, Chertsey Road via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Swansea and Charlton is 152 miles. The road distance is 179.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £65 - £95.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Swansea to Charlton, including transfers.

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Swansea to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swansea Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Charlton is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs £65 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £17 and takes 6h 22m.

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Swansea to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Charlton is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Swansea to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 152 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Swansea to Charlton via Reading, Staines, and Staines station in around 4h 2m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T5 3 times a day. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Reading
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £130
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 Swansea Bus Station to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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