There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage by train, bus or car
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Train, line 40 bus • 4 h 4 min
Bus • 4 h 50 min
$16 - $21
1 alternative option
Drive • 2 h 25 min
$27 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 50 min.
The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 25 min.
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.
The distance between Waterloo Station and Swanage is 102 miles. The road distance is 129.8 miles.
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 .
It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Waterloo Station to Swanage, including transfers.
Waterloo Station to Swanage bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.
Waterloo Station to Swanage bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swanage station.
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.
There are 599+ hotels available in Swanage. Prices start at $61 USD per night.
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 from London Waterloo to Wareham
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.
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Swanage
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 30 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $13 - $18
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