There are 10 ways to get from Swindon to Leeds by train, bus, rideshare, 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 CrossCountry  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Leeds

$90 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to Leeds National Express

$22 - $28

8 alternative options

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds

$81 - $138

Rideshare  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Swindon to Leeds 187.9 miles

$32

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Leeds 187.5 miles

$40 - $60

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA

$132 - $304

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA

$139 - $337

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$160 - $404

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds

$122 - $277

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds

$116 - $335

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Leeds, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Swindon to Leeds twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swindon to Leeds once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Swindon to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Train from Swindon to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Swindon to Leeds
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Swindon and Leeds is 249 km. The road distance is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Leeds is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Swindon to Leeds is to drive which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £28 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Swindon and arriving at Leeds. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swindon and arriving at Leeds. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

The train from Swindon to Leeds takes 3 h 31 min including transfers and departs twice daily.