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Swansea to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.77
Shortest Duration4h 25m
Trips per day20
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How far is London from Swansea?

London, UK lies approximately 299.5 kilometers (186.1 miles) due east from Swansea, UK. By bus, the fastest possible route takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. London is even closer to Swansea if you travel by train: Only 264 kilometers (164 miles), with the fastest trip averaging about 3 hours.

What is the cheapest bus ticket you can get traveling from Swansea to London?

The cheapest bus ticket you can get from Swansea to London costs £11. The cheapest bus carrier for this route is National Express, with tickets averaging about £16. By booking at least 13 days in advance, bus tickets for this route are nearly £49 cheaper than if you waited until the last minute to book.

Does Megabus provide transportation from Swansea to London?

Unfortunately, Megabus does not provide transportation from Swansea to London. The only bus carrier that operates on this route is National Express. On average, there are 11 trips per day and 237 trips per month. Of those 11 trips per day, 2 of them are direct trips to London.

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

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Swansea to London were $11.65.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Swansea to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Swansea to London?

The distance between Swansea and London is approximately 164.16 miles, or 264.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 5 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 25 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 Swansea to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Swansea to London by bus is usually on Sunday. 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. Saturday 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 Swansea to London?

On average there are 20 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Swansea to London, with an average of 39.5 trips per day and 79 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Swansea to London. Of the 20 trips there are 5 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Swansea to London start at $45.51.

2 carriers offer Swansea to London bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Swansea to London from $7.77. There are 4.6 trips per day offered by Megabus from Swansea to London and you can expect on average to pay $14.24 for a Megabus ticket to London. In Swansea, Megabus departs to London from Bus Station (Stand C), In London, Megabus arrives at Victoria Coach Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Swansea to London takes 5 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to London in 4 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $15.83 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
5h 0m
Avg. Price
$14.24

National Express

Book National Express from Swansea to London from $12.05. There are 39.5 trips per day offered by National Express from Swansea to London and you can expect on average to pay $28.56 for a National Express ticket to London. In Swansea, National Express departs to London from Bus Station (Stand C) and one other station. In London, National Express arrives at Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B) and 20 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Swansea to London takes 6 hours and 19 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 4 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 42 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $33.84 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
6h 19m
Avg. Price
$28.56
There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Swansea:
  • Bus Station (Stand C)
  • Bus Station
Buses arrive in London at 15 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Swansea:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • St Johns Wood
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Kensington Rd
  • Stockwell
  • 145-155 A11
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd
  • 405 Mile End Rd
  • Hammersmith Bridge Rd
  • Gloucester Place
  • Victoria Station (Stop 11)
  • 144 Southwark St

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