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London to Swanage bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$16.11
Shortest Duration3h 30m
Trips per day3
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from London to Swanage cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from London to Swanage were $16.11.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from London to Swanage is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 11 days out, tickets are on average $21.54 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from London to Swanage?

The distance between London and Swanage is approximately 101.03 miles, or 162.54 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from London to Swanage?

The busiest time of the week for travel from London to Swanage by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from London to Swanage?

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from London to Swanage, with an average of 3 trips per day and 6.75 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from London to Swanage. Of the 3 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

1 carriers offer London to Swanage bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from London to Swanage from $16.11. There are 3 trips per day offered by National Express from London to Swanage and you can expect on average to pay $34.82 for a National Express ticket to Swanage. In London, National Express departs to Swanage from Victoria Coach Station and 6 other stations. In Swanage, National Express arrives at Kings Road West,

An average trip on National Express from London to Swanage takes 4 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Swanage in 3 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $40.65 for a weekend trip to Swanage.

Avg. Time
4h 58m
Avg. Price
There are 7 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Swanage will depart from these stations in London:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Eltham Rd
  • High Rd
  • 75 Loampit Vale
  • 41 Montfichet Rd
  • Rosehill
  • Golders Green
Buses from London arrive in Swanage at one main station:
  • Kings Road West

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