There are 5 ways to get from Swindon to London by train, bus, car or rideshare

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  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington

$40 - $80

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Swindon to London 81.4 miles

$8 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to London Earl's Court National Express

$11 - $15

Bus Stagecoach Oxfordshire  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station 66
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place Oxford Tube / ...

$22 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to London 81.3 miles

$17 - $26

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swindon to London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swindon to London every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Swindon to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Swindon to London?

The distance between Swindon and London is 115 km. The road distance is 130 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swindon to London?

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to London is to rideshare which costs £6 - £14 and takes 1 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Swindon to London?

The quickest way to get from Swindon to London is to train which takes 59 min and costs £30 - £60.

Is there a direct train between Swindon and London?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Swindon and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

Is there a direct bus between Swindon and London?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swindon and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Swindon to London?

The train from Swindon to London Paddington takes 59 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.