How to get from Birmingham to Swansea

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Travel Information to Swansea from Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £77
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £77 • 2 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Travel 105 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Swansea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Swansea

Travel 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.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Swansea. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Swansea. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A coach journey is usually £66 less than a journey to Swansea by train, which costs on average £77 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Swansea from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 49 min.

There are alternative travel options to Swansea that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 40 min.

Swansea is approximately 105 miles away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swansea is:

  • 4 coaches per day.
  • 20 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Swansea from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Swansea:

  • Coaches from Birmingham to Swansea most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Swansea, University Bay Campus.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Swansea most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Swansea.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Swansea, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Swansea by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to Swansea for £11.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Swansea by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Birmingham to Swansea tickets on Omio for £77.

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Swansea with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct coaches per day to Swansea with National Express.
  • You can find direct trains per day to take to Swansea with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Swansea tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Your journey from Birmingham to Swansea doesn't have to end in Swansea. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Cardiff or Bristol to your Birmingham to Swansea trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swansea today!

Before travelling from Birmingham to Swansea, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £11 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £77 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Swansea tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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