Manchester to Swansea by train
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Travelling from Manchester to Swansea by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Swansea take around 4 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 236 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Swansea.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Swansea?
Direct trains from Manchester to Swansea have been found.
We usually find around 24 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Swansea every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Swansea?
The Manchester to Swansea train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Swansea train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:29 and the last train is around 19:31.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:30, and the last at 18:31.
What's the Manchester to Swansea train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Swansea are $37.30.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $37 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $60. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester 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 Manchester to Swansea by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Swansea?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Swansea, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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