There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$97 - $168

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 201 / ...

$23 - $30

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Thorpe Park 174 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  6 h 56 min

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

$107 - $391

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park is to bus which costs £17 - £23 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swansea station to Thorpe Park. However, there are services departing from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) and arriving at Thorpe Park Main Entrance via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Thorpe Park is 149 miles. The road distance is 174 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park, including transfers.

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Swansea to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station).

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The best way to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £23 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cardiff Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Swansea to Thorpe Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Thorpe Park.
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  • Distance: 149.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Swansea to Thorpe Park via Reading, Staines, Staines Railway Station, and Thorpe Park Grounds in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Thorpe Park 5 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Swansea to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $29
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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 (Swansea Bus Station) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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