Swansea to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Swansea to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£40

Average

£65

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.

Cheapest
10:51Swansea3h54 14:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£401One-way
Cheapest
10:51Swansea3h34 14:25Birmingham New Street
2 changes
£401One-way
09:23Swansea3h22 12:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
10:23Swansea3h22 13:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
08:23Swansea3h22 11:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way

Train schedule Swansea to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 1 July
08:23Swansea3h22 11:45Birmingham New Street
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09:23Swansea3h22 12:45Birmingham New Street
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10:23Swansea3h22 13:45Birmingham New Street
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10:51Swansea3h54 14:45Birmingham New Street
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10:51Swansea3h34 14:25Birmingham New Street
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11:23Swansea3h22 14:45Birmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Swansea to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 29 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

169 km

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

Fastest
09:23Swansea3h22 12:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
Fastest
10:23Swansea3h22 13:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
Fastest
08:23Swansea3h22 11:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
Fastest
11:23Swansea3h22 14:45Birmingham New Street
1 change
£781One-way
10:51Swansea3h34 14:25Birmingham New Street
2 changes
£401One-way

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Overview: Train from Swansea to Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency21 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Swansea to Birmingham cover the 105 miles (169 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Swansea and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Great Western Rail trains Swansea to Birmingham

You can travel by train between Swansea and Birmingham with CrossCountry and Great Western Rail for as low as £40. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Swansea - Birmingham train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Birmingham from 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 Swansea to Birmingham route. You can expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km) between Swansea and Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Swansea and Birmingham starting as low as £40 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!

  • Average Price: £40

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Great Western Rail train to Birmingham from Swansea online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Great Western Rail train between Swansea and Birmingham, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Great Western Rail train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 105 miles (169 km) route between Swansea and Birmingham as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Swansea and Birmingham, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Great Western Rail Swansea to Birmingham train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Swansea to Birmingham with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 31 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Swansea to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Swansea to Birmingham.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Birmingham from Swansea for the next 7 days starting from £40  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Swansea to Birmingham train to cost on average £62  one way.
The train distance from Swansea to Birmingham is around 105 miles (169 km).
While the time it takes to travel 105 miles (169 km) between Swansea and Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Swansea to Birmingham is on average 2 h 58 min.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Swansea   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Swansea, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

When taking a train from Swansea to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Swansea to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 21 trains a day from Swansea to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Swansea to Birmingham train departs at 04: 52   and the last train from Swansea to Birmingham leaves at 19: 22. Check out the most up-to-date Swansea to Birmingham train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
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 Birmingham from Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £62 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Swansea to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Swansea is Swansea. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Swansea for your trip between Swansea and Birmingham.
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Public transport options for Swansea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Wait at the bus stops on High Street outside the station

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