Swansea to Oxford by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m
  • Distance
    185 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    53
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Swansea to Oxford by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Oxford take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Oxford.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Oxford?

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

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Swansea to Oxford 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 78 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Oxford?

The Swansea to Oxford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Swansea to Oxford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Oxford is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 20:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:59, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Swansea to Oxford 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 Swansea to Oxford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Oxford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Oxford, 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 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.