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from Birmingham to Swindon

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Travel Information to Swindon from Birmingham

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 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) between Birmingham and Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 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 journey are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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 that you can travel to Swindon from Birmingham. You can take a coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Swindon, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Swindon:

A coach is about £17 less than a train, which costs on average £26 for this journey.

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

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Swindon is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Swindon by coach can take on average 2 h 25 min.

How far is Swindon from Birmingham?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Swindon?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swindon is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and 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 for travellers from Birmingham to Swindon:

  • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Swindon at Swindon.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Swindon most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in 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 go to Swindon from Birmingham by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £10 with Megabus from Birmingham to Swindon on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Birmingham to Swindon with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with Great Western Railway from Birmingham to Swindon.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Birmingham and Swindon ends?

Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Swindon often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bristol or Luton. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Swindon and these popular destinations at a great price.

How early should I purchase tickets to Swindon from Birmingham online for the best deals?

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

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

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

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