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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 40 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Wareham
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Northport, Bere Road to Swanage, Bus Station 40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$16 - $21

1 alternative option

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 which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 50 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 station to Swanage. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Swanage via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 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 40 bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 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 London Victoria Coach Station.

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Waterloo Station to Swanage bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swanage station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Swanage is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Swanage.

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There are 599+ hotels available in Swanage. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage.
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Swanage once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
More Bus
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Email
enquiries@morebus.co.uk
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Northport, Bere Road to Swanage, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Swanage
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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