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Local buses and trains

Swindon is well served by public transport with excellent road and rail links.

Bus services

In Swindon we have a range of different bus services. Most bus services in the borough are provided on a commercial basis by private bus companies - the majority by the Swindon Bus Company and Stagecoach. Between them, they provide a comprehensive service throughout the urban area and good connections to nearby towns. Use the following links to find out more information about routes, timetables and tickets.

National Rail Enquiries

Provides an easy way to get detailed full information about local and national rail services including train times and ticket prices. You can purchase tickets, passes and season cards in advance on their website which also has a local and national journey planner and live departure and arrival information.

Phone: National Rail Enquiries - 03457 48 49 50
Web: www.nationalrail.co.uk

If you regularly travel by train you may find a National Railcard could save you money on rail fares.


A partnership of transport operators and local authorities that provides impartial and comprehensive information on public transport throughout the UK. You can look at train, coach and bus timetables on their website or use the Journey Planner to plan your journey in advance.

Phone: 0871 200 22 33
Web: www.traveline.info

Swindon Dial A Ride

Swindon Dial A Ride is a local voluntary organisation whose aim is to provide transport facilities for those people who are unable to access conventional public transport. To access this service you will need to register with them.

Phone: 01793 616050
Web: www.dialarideswindon.org.uk

The Ridgeway Link

Ridgeway Link offer arranged transport to hospital, surgeries, dentists etc. for residents of Wanborough, Liddington, Hinton Parva and Bishopstone. Call the phone number below for further information.

Phone: 01793 791192

Help the environment - use the local buses and trains to get to and from work, to visit the town centre and to enjoy the many tourist attractions around the area.

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