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York to Swindon by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 34m
  • Distance
    270 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    71
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from York to Swindon by train

Fast trains from York to Swindon take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Swindon.

1. Are there direct trains from York to Swindon?

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

We usually find around 73 departures on the route from York to Swindon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 68 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from York to Swindon?

The York to Swindon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the York to Swindon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon 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 04:38, and the last at 23:06.

When to book York to Swindon 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 Swindon by train.

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Which train companies operate between York and Swindon?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Swindon to York by train

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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.