There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to Liverpool Street by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to London Paddington

$108 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$26 - $34

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Liverpool Street 191.5 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly to London City  •  6 h 33 min

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

$68 - $226

Train, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to London Heathrow (LHR) CWL - LHR

$130 - $425

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Liverpool Street is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Liverpool Street is to train which costs £80 - £150 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Liverpool Street is 167 miles. The road distance is 191.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Swansea to Liverpool Street, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Liverpool Street. However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Bishopsgate, Great Winchester Street via Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Swansea, Wales and Liverpool Street, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swansea to Liverpool Street hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swansea to Liverpool Street via Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens, London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and Bishopsgate, Great Winchester Street in around 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London City via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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