How to get toMuseum of Great Western Railwaycar-free

Visit Museum of Great Western Railway car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

The museum is a 15-minute walk from Swindon train station, close to Swindon Designer Outlet.

There are regular trains to Swindon from London Paddington (1 hour), Cheltenham Spa (1 hour), Bristol Temple Meads (30 minutes), Reading (25 minutes) and many other towns. When you travel by train, a Swindon PlusBus ticket offers unlimited travel around the area by bus.

You can also hop on bus 55 (from Chippenham), bus 49 (from Trowbridge) and other towns – use the journey planner above.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Museum of Great Western Railway

The museum explores the story of the Great Western Railway, it's technology and innovation. In the days of steam, the GWR was regarded as the most advanced railway in the world.

For any queries about visiting contact Museum of Great Western Railway on 01793 466646 or

Address: Platform One Cafe, Steam Museum, Fire Fly Ave, Swindon SN2 2EY, United Kingdom. Visit Website