Glasgow to Swansea by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    00:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 33m

Travelling from Glasgow to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Swansea take around 6 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 472 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Swansea.

Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Swansea?

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Glasgow 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 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Swansea?

The Glasgow to Swansea train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Glasgow to Swansea train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 21:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:45, and the last at 00:06.

When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Swansea by train.

Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Swansea?

More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow 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
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Find journey information for Swansea to Glasgow

Other journeys to Swansea View all journeys to Swansea

Search accommodation in Swansea

Country guide

Trains to the UK

Read our country guide

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.