How to get from Swansea to Birmingham

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from Swansea to Birmingham

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

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To get from Swansea to Birmingham on 16 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:53Swansea4h07 20:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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Travel Information from Swansea to Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 3 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 105 miles to Birmingham from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swansea to Birmingham

Travel 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 Swansea to Birmingham.

There are 4 travel options from Swansea to Birmingham: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Swansea to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £55 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Swansea to Birmingham costing on average £76.

The fastest way from Swansea to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 56 min.

Other travel options between Swansea and Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 3 h 47 min   of travel time.

The distance between Swansea and Birmingham is around 105 miles.

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Birmingham is:

  • 4 coaches per day.
  • 22 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • You can travel to Birmingham from Swansea by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £21 with National Express from Swansea to Birmingham.
  • You can take a train from Swansea to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with Cross Country from Swansea to Birmingham.
Many of our customers travelling from Swansea to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Swansea and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £21 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £76 one way.

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

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