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from Birmingham to Swindon

You can get from Birmingham to Swindon by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Swindon on 9 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:50Birmingham2h25 22:15Swindon, Stratton Park
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19:50Birmingham2h25 22:15Swindon, Stratton Park
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14:15Birmingham, Coach Station5h55 20:10Swindon, Queen's Drive
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14:15Birmingham, Coach Station6h00 20:15Swindon
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06:50Birmingham, Coach Station6h50 13:40Swindon, Queen's Drive
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Travel Information between Birmingham and Swindon

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by coach or train between Birmingham and Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to Swindon.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Swindon
Travel to Swindon 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 Swindon.
How do you get from Birmingham to Swindon?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Swindon including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Swindon from Birmingham?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Swindon. Tickets for a coach cost on average £10.

This is compared to other travel options to Swindon:

A coach is generally £16 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £26 from Birmingham to Swindon.

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

The fastest way from Birmingham to Swindon is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 46 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is Swindon from Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) from Birmingham to Swindon.

How many services a day are there to Swindon from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swindon is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to Swindon 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 Swindon?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Swindon:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Birmingham to Swindon depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Swindon.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Birmingham to Swindon depart from Birmingham New Street to Swindon.
Which travel companies can get me from Birmingham to Swindon?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Swindon:

  • You can travel by coach between Birmingham and Swindon with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Birmingham to Swindon tickets for £10 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Birmingham to Swindon with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Birmingham to Swindon tickets for £26 on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Birmingham to Swindon?

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

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Swindon with.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to Swindon?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Swindon often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Luton. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Swindon itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Swindon and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Birmingham and Swindon online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £10 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £26 one way on average.

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

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