Sheffield to Swansea by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    22:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 18m

Travelling from Sheffield to Swansea by train

The fastest trains from Sheffield to Swansea take around 4 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Swansea.

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 39 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:11, and the last at 21:55.

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

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Swansea by train.

Which trains operate between Sheffield and Swansea?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express

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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