Bus Reading - Swansea prices from $11.05

05/19/2024
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Reading to Swansea by bus

The journey from Reading to Swansea by bus is 128.37 mi and takes 5 hr 38 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:25 AM and the last at 11:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Reading to Swansea by bus for as little as $11.05 or as much as $138.44. The best price for this journey is $11.05.

Lowest Price$11.05
Journey Duration5 hr 38 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$11.05
Highest Price$138.44
First Departure12:25 AM
Last Departure11:55 PM
Distance128.37 mi
DepartureReading
ArrivalSwansea
CarriersGreat Western Railway, National Express
Cheap bus tickets from Reading to Swansea
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Reading to Swansea.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Reading 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 Reading 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.

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Reading to Swansea

The cheapest Reading - Swansea bus tickets can be found for as low as $18.26 if you’re lucky, or $20.08 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $23.33.

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.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that operates passenger services between London and the southwest of England, as well as parts of Wales. It was founded in 1833 and was originally known as the Great Western Railway Company. GWR is now owned by FirstGroup. The company is known for its iconic green livery and its historic steam locomotives, including the famous Flying Scotsman.

Services on board Great Western Railway and National Express from Reading to Swansea
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Reading to Swansea CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
14.46kg
Bus
15.49kg
Flight
41.32kg
Car
33.05kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Reading to Swansea?
A bus ticket from Reading to Swansea is $53.41. 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 $11.05.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Reading to Swansea?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Reading to Swansea is $11.05. 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 Reading and Swansea by bus?
Reading to Swansea is 128.37 mi.
How long does the bus between Reading and Swansea take?
Reading to Swansea is on average 5 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Reading to Swansea?
The bus journey from Reading to Swansea is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Great Western Railway and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Reading to Swansea?
Reading to Swansea has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Reading to Swansea leave?
The earliest bus from Reading to Swansea departs at 12:25 AM. 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 Reading to Swansea depart?
The latest bus from Reading to Swansea departs at 11:55 PM. 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 Reading 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 $11.05 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.
How many direct connections depart from Reading to Swansea?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Reading to go to Swansea.
What's the fastest journey time between Reading to Swansea by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Reading and Swansea is 0 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Reading to Swansea?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Reading and Swansea.
What are the CO2 emissions for Reading to Swansea by bus?
The bus journey from Reading to Swansea creates 15.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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