Manchester to Swindon by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Manchester to Swindon by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Swindon take around 3 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 215 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Swindon.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Swindon?
Journeys between Manchester and Swindon usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Manchester to Swindon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 52 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Swindon?
The Manchester to Swindon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Swindon train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:50.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Manchester to Swindon train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Swindon are $39.91.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $57. 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 Swindon 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 Swindon by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Swindon?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Swindon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Swindon to Manchester by train