There are 4 ways to get from Swindon to Newbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  1 h 25 min

$32 - $58

Cheapest option

Line 47 bus, line 4 bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. 47
  2. 4 / ...

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. 29.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  33 min

  1. 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Newbury, West Berkshire, England?

You can take a train from Swindon to Newbury via Reading in around 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swindon to Newbury via Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Bus operators
West Berkshire Council Transport Services
Phone
01635 503248
Email
transport@westberks.gov.uk
Website
westberks.gov.uk
Bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
westberks.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church) to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swindon to Newbury
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
A1 Swindon Taxis
Phone
+44 1793 251251
Website
a1swindontaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Swindon and Newbury is 36 km. The road distance is 47 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Newbury is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Swindon to Newbury is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £75 - £95.

No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Newbury. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Newbury via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Newbury. However, there are services departing from Swindon, Spring Gardens and arriving at Newbury, Bus Station via Lambourn, Market Square (Opp Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Swindon to Newbury, including transfers.