Thinking about heading to the capital and looking for more information on taking the train from Swindon to London Paddington? Look no further!
Usually, the train from Swindon to London takes around 1h 2m but can be as quick as 49m on the fastest services, with around 165 trains running on this popular route each day. As there are direct trains available from Swindon to Paddington, you won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way.
On this route, Great Western Railway (GWR) is the main operator and provides passengers with free WiFi, hot and cold snacks and drinks on certain high-speed services.
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The average journey time by train between Swindon (Wilts) and London Paddington is 1 hour and 2 minutes, with around 149 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 Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington is 48 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington 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 Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington without having to change trains. There are 149 direct trains from Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington leaves at 04:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington leaves at 23:35. 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 Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington cover a distance of around 69 miles (111 km) during the journey.
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 Swindon (Wilts) to London Paddington is right for you.
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