Birmingham to Swansea train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£86

Average

£86

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:30Birmingham New Street3h04 12:34Swansea
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£861One-way
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13:30Birmingham New Street3h00 16:30Swansea
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£861One-way
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10:30Birmingham New Street3h03 13:33Swansea
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£861One-way
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11:30Birmingham New Street2h59 14:29Swansea
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£861One-way
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12:30Birmingham New Street3h01 15:31Swansea
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£861One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
08:30Birmingham New Street3h01 11:31Swansea
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09:30Birmingham New Street3h04 12:34Swansea
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10:30Birmingham New Street3h03 13:33Swansea
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11:30Birmingham New Street2h59 14:29Swansea
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12:30Birmingham New Street3h01 15:31Swansea
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13:30Birmingham New Street3h00 16:30Swansea
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 1 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

169 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Swansea without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:30Birmingham New Street2h59 14:29Swansea
1 change
£861One-way
13:30Birmingham New Street3h00 16:30Swansea
1 change
£861One-way
12:30Birmingham New Street3h01 15:31Swansea
1 change
£861One-way
08:30Birmingham New Street3h01 11:31Swansea
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£861One-way
10:30Birmingham New Street3h03 13:33Swansea
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£861One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Swansea

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency20 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Swansea cover the 105 miles (169 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Swansea.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Swansea

You can travel by train from Birmingham to Swansea with CrossCountry for as low as £41. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Swansea you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Swansea train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Birmingham to Swansea, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Swansea trip. You can expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km) to Swansea from Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham to Swansea starting as low as £41 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

Train information from Birmingham to Swansea with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
  • Average Price: £41
  • CrossCountry frequency: 20 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Swansea

Travel by train 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
You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Swansea for some dates and times for as low as £41  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Swansea train to cost on average £72  one way.
The train distance from Birmingham to Swansea is around 105 miles (169 km).
The train time to Swansea from Birmingham is on average 2 h 59 min  for the 105 miles (169 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham and Swansea by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Swansea.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Swansea most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Swansea, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Swansea. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Swansea trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Swansea is 20 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Birmingham at 04: 37. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 21: 12. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham to Swansea and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Swansea from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £72 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Swansea a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 between Birmingham and 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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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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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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