It takes an average of 1h 2m to travel from London to Swindon (Wilts) by train, over a distance of around 71 miles (115 km). There are normally 134 trains per day travelling from London to Swindon (Wilts) and tickets for this journey start from £16 when you book in advance.
71 miles (115 km)
134 trains per day
Direct trains available
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The train from London to Swindon usually takes around 58m but can take just 48m on the fastest services, with around 111 trains running on this popular route every day. There’s no need for any changes along the way either, as there are direct trains available to your destination.
Great Western Railway (GWR) is the main operator on this route. Free WiFi is available on most services, as well as hot and cold snacks and drinks on their high-speed services. Want to travel in style? Upgrade to GWR First Class and you'll get to enjoy complimentary food and drinks, more legroom, reclining extra-wide seats, enhanced WiFi and at-seat power sockets and USB sockets.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets from London to Swindon if you travel Off-Peak or get a Railcard.
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The average journey time by train between London and Swindon (Wilts) is 1 hour and 2 minutes, with around 134 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from London to Swindon (Wilts) is 49 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Swindon (Wilts) can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Swindon (Wilts) without having to change trains. There are 134 direct trains from London to Swindon (Wilts) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Swindon (Wilts) leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Swindon (Wilts) leaves at 23:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from London to Swindon (Wilts) cover a distance of around 71 miles (115 km) during the journey.
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