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London to Swanage

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2 suggested routes to go from London to Swanage by train, car, bus

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How to go from London to Swanage ?

Trip London Swanage

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance101 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from London to Swanage? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Swanage and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - Swanage offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of National Express, South West Trains or Blablacar to reach Swanage.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

London to Swanage bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Swanage, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from London to Swanage may not be so obvious to you. To encourage you to take the bus to Swanage, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • Unbeatable prices! On the London Swanage route, coach companies offer fares that are often much lower than train or carpooling.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road London Swanage is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from London to Swanage watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from London to Swanage are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between London and Swanage?

The journey by coach London Swanage is served by only one bus company: National Express.

National Express London Swanage

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Swanage' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Bus stops at arrival in Swanage

Once the bus has arrived at Swanage, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Swanage

Train London to Swanage

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Swanage?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from London to Swanage without making any changes.

London Swanage train companies

The train company that operates this journey is South West Trains.
South West Trains London Swanage

Departure train stations in London

  • London Waterloo

Carpool from London to Swanage

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey London-Swanage with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Swanage, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get London-Swanage rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Swanage.

When you are about to book a London-Swanage ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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