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Best price £ 3.52
Journey duration 2 h 30 min
Connections per day 21
First departure 00:15
Last departure 23:53
Distance 59 mi

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Bristol to Swansea?

The prices for train tickets from Bristol to Swansea vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Bristol to Swansea will cost £ 3.52. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 17.39. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Trains from Bristol to Swansea

How long will it take me to travel from Bristol to Swansea by train?

In order to get from Bristol to Swansea faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Bristol and Swansea will complete the journey in 1 h 26 min. On average, it will take you about 2 h 30 min to travel the 59 mi between Bristol and Swansea.

When do departures from Bristol to Swansea leave?

The first departure of the night from Bristol to Swansea leaves at 00:15, while the last journey sets out at 23:53. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Bristol and Swansea. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Bristol to Swansea by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Bristol from the following stations: Bristol Parkway [ BPW ] and Bristol Temple Meads [ BRI ]. Arriving at Swansea, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Swansea [ SWA ]. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Swansea.

How many daily journeys are there from Bristol to Swansea?

If you want to get from Bristol to Swansea, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail. You will find a maximum number of 29 departures per day. On average, there are 21 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Bristol and Swansea. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 17 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.