Reading to Swansea by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Reading to Swansea by train
Fast trains from Reading to Swansea take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 206 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Swansea.
1. Are there direct trains from Reading to Swansea?
Direct trains from Reading to Swansea have been found.
We usually find around 58 direct trains on the route from Reading to Swansea every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 80 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Reading to Swansea?
The Reading to Swansea train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Reading to Swansea train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 05:54 and the last train is around 23:24.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:40, and the last at 22:15.
What's the Reading to Swansea train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Reading to Swansea are $24.33.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $33 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $44. 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 Reading 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 Reading to Swansea by train.
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Which train companies operate between Reading and Swansea?
More than one train company operates on the route from Reading to Swansea, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- 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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