Birmingham to Swansea train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Swansea is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
05:003h50
Birmingham
08:50Swansea
£421One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
12:423h25
Birmingham
16:07Swansea
£421One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:123h40
Birmingham
13:52Swansea
£641One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:303h04
Birmingham
21:34Swansea
£671One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:303h00
Birmingham
11:30Swansea
£841One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Transport for Wales
12:423h25
Birmingham
16:07Swansea
0 changes
Cross Country
10:123h40
Birmingham
13:52Swansea
0 changes
Cross Country
08:303h00
Birmingham
11:30Swansea
0 changes
Cross Country
05:003h50
Birmingham
08:50Swansea
0 changes
Cross Country
18:303h04
Birmingham
21:34Swansea
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

169 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Swansea every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:303h00
Birmingham
11:30Swansea
£841One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
18:303h04
Birmingham
21:34Swansea
£671One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
12:423h25
Birmingham
16:07Swansea
£421One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:123h40
Birmingham
13:52Swansea
£641One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
05:003h50
Birmingham
08:50Swansea
£421One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Swansea

distanceDistance105 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales

Trains from Birmingham to Swansea cover the 105 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 48 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Swansea.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Transport for Wales trains Birmingham to Swansea

For as little as £63 you can travel by train to Swansea from Birmingham with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail and Transport for Wales. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

    FAQs: Birmingham to Swansea train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Swansea easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Swansea.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Swansea can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Swansea is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Birmingham to Swansea train travel time is 2 h 48 min   for the 105 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Birmingham to Swansea leaves at 05: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Birmingham to Swansea leaves at 19: 30.
    There are 16 trains a day from Birmingham to Swansea which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Birmingham to Swansea train with CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Birmingham and Swansea as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 30.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Swansea, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Swansea is March.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Swansea from Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Swansea

    Birmingham
    Swansea
    The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip from Birmingham to Swansea.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
    Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
    Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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    Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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    Public transport options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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    Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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