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from Birmingham to Swansea

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Travel Information to Swansea from Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£28 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £74 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 105 miles (169 km) between Birmingham and Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

How do I travel between Birmingham and Swansea?

There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Swansea: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Swansea?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Swansea. Tickets for a coach cost on average £28.

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A coach is generally £46 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £74 from Birmingham to Swansea.

What is the fastest way to get to Swansea from Birmingham?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Swansea is by train with an average journey time of 3 h.

Other travel options from Birmingham to Swansea can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

How many miles from Birmingham to Swansea would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 105 miles (169 km) from Birmingham to Swansea.

How many services a day are there between Birmingham and Swansea?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swansea is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Swansea?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Swansea at Swansea, West Way.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Swansea.

Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to 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:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Swansea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Birmingham to Swansea tickets on Omio for £28.
  • Travel with Great Western Railway for trains to Swansea. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Great Western Railway Birmingham to Swansea tickets on Omio for £74.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Swansea ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Swansea often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Swansea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swansea and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Birmingham to Swansea tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Swansea from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £28 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £74 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Swansea online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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