Despite being a railway town, Swindon is also well connected by bus and coach services.
National Express coaches go to Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Gloucester, Leeds, Leicester, London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northampton. Sindbad operate coach services to Poland.
The bus station is also served by local and regional bus routes. Most local buses are operated by Swindon’s Bus Company although the most useful routes for most travellers are the Salisbury Red’s X5 service to Avebury and Salisbury and Stagecoach Gold routes 55 to Chippenham and S6 to Oxford.Swindon bus station is at the northern end of the town centre, around a three-minute walk from the railway station and a five-minute walk from the heart of the town centre. The Thistle Express and Jurys Inn hotels are close by.