Cheap train tickets from Swindon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£45

Average

£54

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.

The average ticket from Swindon to Birmingham will cost around £ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 45.

Cheapest
10:28Swindon2h17 12:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way
08:30Swindon2h18 10:48Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way
08:22Swindon2h23 10:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way
09:29Swindon2h16 11:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way

Train schedule Swindon to Birmingham

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08:22Swindon2h23 10:45Birmingham New Street
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08:30Swindon2h18 10:48Birmingham New Street
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09:29Swindon2h16 11:45Birmingham New Street
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10:28Swindon2h17 12:45Birmingham New Street
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8 Dec
£45Great Western Railway
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10 Dec
£45Great Western Railway
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11 Dec
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Fastest train times from Swindon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

2 h 16 m

Average

2 h 18 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

103 km

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

Fastest
09:29Swindon2h16 11:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way
10:28Swindon2h17 12:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£451One-way
08:30Swindon2h18 10:48Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way
08:22Swindon2h23 10:45Birmingham New Street
1 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Swindon to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Great Western Railway

Trains from Swindon to Birmingham cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 17 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Swindon to Birmingham with CrossCountry

You can travel by train between Swindon and Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £44. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry

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

One of the best ways to travel between Swindon and Birmingham is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train from Swindon to Birmingham by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Swindon to Birmingham journey. You can expect to travel 64 miles (103 km) from Swindon to Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Swindon to Birmingham, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Swindon to Birmingham!

CrossCountry from Swindon to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 16 a day

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Birmingham from Swindon don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Trains from Swindon 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 Swindon to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Swindon and Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Birmingham from Swindon to cost as little as £44  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Swindon to Birmingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Swindon to Birmingham is £45  one way.
What is the distance between Swindon and Birmingham via train?
The Swindon to Birmingham train distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
How long is the train between Swindon and Birmingham?
On average the train from Swindon to Birmingham duration is 2 h 17 min  for the 64 miles (103 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Swindon to Birmingham, which train station in Swindon do I depart from and which train station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Swindon to start your journey from including Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Swindon   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Swindon train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Swindon, which is located around 0.5 miles (836 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre.

What train providers offer a service between Swindon and Birmingham?
If you're looking for trains from Swindon to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country or Great Western Railway to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Swindon to Birmingham trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Birmingham from Swindon?
The average number of trains departing Swindon for Birmingham is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Swindon to Birmingham to score the best deals?
If you purchase Swindon to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £45. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Birmingham from Swindon. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Swindon
Birmingham
Swindon is the most popular Swindon railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Swindon for your journey to Birmingham.