There are 5 ways to get from Swindon to Waterloo Station by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington

$44 - $79

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Rideshare  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Swindon to London 81.4 miles

$7 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

$14 - $17

Bus Oxford Bus Company  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Swindon, Spring Gardens to Gloucester Green Bus Station S6
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place X90 / ...

$24 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Swindon to Waterloo Station 82.2 miles

$17 - $26

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Waterloo Station station. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Swindon and Waterloo Station is 72 miles. The road distance is 82.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Waterloo Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Swindon to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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Swindon to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 44 min.

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Swindon to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Waterloo Station is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Swindon to Waterloo Station.

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There are 8305+ hotels available in Waterloo Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Swindon and Waterloo Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Swindon to Waterloo Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 58 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swindon to Waterloo Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Swindon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Swindon to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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