It takes an average of 4h 30m to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea by train, over a distance of around 147 miles (236 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea and tickets for this journey start from £33.10 when you book in advance.
From 4h 9m
147 miles (236 km)
11 trains per day
Direct trains available
Planning a sunny weekend out and looking to travel from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea by train? You've come to the right place!
The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea usually takes around 4h 27m but can take just 3h 58m on the fastest Transport for Wales services, with around 12 trains running on this popular route per day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct services are available on this route.
If you're heading for a relaxing weekend at Swansea Beach or want to visit Swansea Castle and museums, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap train tickets – we'll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you use a Railcard or travel during Off-Peak times.
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If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Manchester Piccadilly to Swansea is right for you.
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