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Glasgow to Swansea by train
Fastest journey6hr 29m
Trains per day17
Avg. journey time8hr 8m
Travelling from Glasgow to Swansea by train
Fast trains from Glasgow to Swansea take around 6 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 472 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Swansea.
1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Swansea?
Journeys between Glasgow and Swansea usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Glasgow 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 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Swansea?
The Glasgow to Swansea train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Glasgow to Swansea train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:28 and the last train is around 21:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:45, and the last at 00:06.
When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Swansea by train.
Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Swansea?
More than one train company operates on the route from Glasgow to Swansea, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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