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Travelling from Retford to Swineshead by train

Book your train journey from Retford to Swineshead with East Midlands Railway, find out more about the journey and answers to all your questions below:

The time of the journey by train from Retford to Swineshead is on average 1 hour 39 minutes, but the fastest trains take around 1 hour 15 minutes.

Trains to Swineshead from Retford run up to 1 times per hour.

Retford to Swineshead by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 1h 39m
Fastest journey time: 1h 15m
First train: 06:51
Last train: 14:43

How to get cheap train tickets from Retford to Swineshead

Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets are a great way to get cheap tickets and save money on your journey if you don't need to travel at rush hour, and can be bought just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Our tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

If you want to save even more on your rail journeys you could save up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Our Railcards page has more information on all railcard options.

Regular travellers can save with a Season ticket if they travel on the same route at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.


Travelling from Retford to Swineshead - what type of train tickets are on offer?

Get from Retford to Swineshead in comfort and ease with a flexible range of tickets, each created to help you find the best option for your journey.

Advance tickets

Save money travelling from Retford to Swineshead when you book up to 12 weeks ahead of your departure. Typically, the earlier ahead you book the more you save. The Advance ticket type is often the go-to for pre-planned train journeys to Swineshead. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Go from Retford to Swineshead and save on every mile with our Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets. Available on specified routes outside of peak hours, these tickets are perfect for those that can be a bit more flexible with when they leave Retford. Off Peak travel varies depending on route and location, so please check on our website, mobile app or from our ticket offices for eligibility. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Travel at peak times, in the afternoon, or late evening with an Anytime ticket. You can purchase your own Anytime ticket at, well, anytime. Fancy a spontaneous trip to Swineshead? Then the Anytime ticket is here to get you there. Either grab a digital copy via our website and mobile app or pick up a paper version from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

Journey information from Retford to Swineshead

How much is a train ticket from Retford to Swineshead?

Take the train from Retford to Swineshead from just £31.70 one-way based on a return fare. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Swineshead for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Retford and Swineshead?

The fastest train between Retford and Swineshead is None. Use our journey planner tool to find the quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Retford to Swineshead by train?

The average journey time from Retford to Swineshead takes 1 hour 39 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Retford to Swineshead?

There are up to 3 trains per day from Retford to Swineshead.

Are there any direct trains from Retford to Swineshead?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Retford and Swineshead. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Retford to Swineshead?

The first train leaves at 06:51 from Retford to Swineshead. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day.

What time is the last train from Retford to Swineshead?

The last train from Retford to Swineshead leaves at 14:43.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Retford to Swineshead?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Retford and Swineshead. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.


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