Cheltenham to Swansea by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m

Travelling from Cheltenham to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Cheltenham to Swansea take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 130 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cheltenham and Swansea.

Are there direct trains from Cheltenham to Swansea?

Journeys between Cheltenham and Swansea usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Cheltenham to Swansea every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cheltenham to Swansea?

The Cheltenham to Swansea train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cheltenham to Swansea train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Cheltenham around 05:37 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cheltenham around 06:03, and the last at 22:01.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Cheltenham to Swansea train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cheltenham to Swansea by train.

Which train companies operate between Cheltenham and Swansea?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cheltenham to Swansea, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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