York to Swansea by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 7m

Travelling from York to Swansea by train

Fast trains from York to Swansea take around 5 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 323 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Swansea.

Are there direct trains from York to Swansea?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from York 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 43 departures.

How long is the train journey from York to Swansea?

The York to Swansea train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the York to Swansea train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 06:20, and the last at 23:17.

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

When to book York 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 York to Swansea by train.

Which train companies operate between York and Swansea?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • 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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