There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 50 bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bournemouth
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Sandpit Field 50

$40 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Westbourne, County Gates 035 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Westbourne, Alumhurst Road to Swanage, Bus Station 50

$21 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus, line 50 bus via London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 to Westbourne National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Westbourne, Alumhurst Road to Swanage, Bus Station 50

$43 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Swanage 129.8 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage is to bus and line 50 bus which costs £16 - £20 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Swanage station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at Swanage, Bus Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Westbourne, Alumhurst Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Swanage is 102 miles. The road distance is 129.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage without a car is to train and line 50 bus which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Swanage bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station.

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Waterloo Station to Swanage bus services, operated by More Bus, arrive at Swanage, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

You can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Swanage via Piccadilly Circus, Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Westbourne, and Westbourne, Alumhurst Road in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage, Sandpit Field
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Westbourne, Alumhurst Road to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 4 to Westbourne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Westbourne, County Gates
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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