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Glasgow to Swansea by bus

The journey from Glasgow to Swansea by bus is 293.5 mi and takes 11 h 10 min. There are 24 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:15am and the last at 12:55am. It is possible to travel from Glasgow to Swansea by bus for as little as $36.75 or as much as $84.65. The best price for this journey is $36.75.

Best Price $36.75
Journey Duration 11 h 10 min
Connection per Day 24
Lowest Price $36.75
Highest Price $84.65
First Departure 10:15am
Last Departure 12:55am
Distance 293.5 mi
Departure Glasgow
Arrival Swansea
Carriers National Express, FlixBus,

Glasgow to Swansea Bus Times

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Departure date
Monday,Dec 04 2023

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Glasgow to Swansea?

When you're traveling from Glasgow to Swansea, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $54.18. You might be able to find prices as low as $42.82, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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Cheap tickets from Glasgow to Swansea
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Swansea.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Glasgow to Swansea, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Glasgow to Swansea.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Swansea by bus

When travelling to Swansea by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express, FlixBus and Megabus from Glasgow to Swansea
Compare services on board when travelling from Glasgow to Swansea by bus.
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Glasgow to Swansea CO2 Emissions by Bus


Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Glasgow to Swansea?
A bus ticket from Glasgow to Swansea is $53.65. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $36.75.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Glasgow to Swansea?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Glasgow to Swansea is $36.75. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Glasgow and Swansea by bus?
Glasgow to Swansea is 293.5 mi.
How long does the bus between Glasgow and Swansea take?
Glasgow to Swansea is on average 16 h 22 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 11 h 10 min.
Which companies operate from Glasgow to Swansea?
The bus journey from Glasgow to Swansea is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, FlixBus, Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Glasgow to Swansea?
Glasgow to Swansea has 24 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Glasgow to Swansea leave?
The earliest bus from Glasgow to Swansea departs at 10:15am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Glasgow to Swansea depart?
The latest bus from Glasgow to Swansea departs at 12:55am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Glasgow to Swansea in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $36.75 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Glasgow to Swansea?
There are 5 station(s) that you can depart from Glasgow to go to Swansea. You can go from Swansea, University Bay Campus, London, Victoria Coach Station, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station, Birmingham, Coach Station and Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and you can arrive at London, Victoria Coach Station, Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Swansea, University Bay Campus, Birmingham, Coach Station, Swansea, Quadrant Bus Station, Swansea, West Way and Swansea.
How many direct connections depart from Glasgow to Swansea?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Glasgow to go to Swansea.
What's the fastest journey time between Glasgow to Swansea by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Glasgow and Swansea is 11 h 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Glasgow to Swansea?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Glasgow and Swansea.
What are the CO2 emissions for Glasgow to Swansea by bus?
The bus journey from Glasgow to Swansea creates 36.8kg of CO2 emissions.

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