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from Swansea to Birmingham

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

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
26 Oct
£75Cross Country
£11National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£75Cross Country
£13National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£75Cross Country
£11National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£75Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£75Cross Country
£15Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£75Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£75Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£74Cross Country
£11National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£75Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£43Great Western Railway
£9Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£75Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£75Cross Country
£7Flixbus

Travel Information to Birmingham from Swansea

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £74 • 2 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 105 miles (169 km) from Swansea to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Swansea to Birmingham
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FAQs
What are my travel options from Swansea to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel to Birmingham from Swansea including taking a coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Swansea to Birmingham, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £67 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Swansea to Birmingham costing on average £74.

What is the fastest way from Swansea to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel from Swansea to Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 57 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 4 h.

What is the distance from Swansea to Birmingham?

The distance between Swansea and Birmingham is around 105 miles (169 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Birmingham is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Swansea to Birmingham?

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

  • Coaches from Swansea to Birmingham most often leave from Swansea, West Way and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Swansea and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Swansea to Birmingham?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Birmingham by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Swansea to Birmingham for £7.
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Swansea to Birmingham for £74.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Swansea to Birmingham?
Omio customers who travel from Swansea to Birmingham often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket between Swansea and Birmingham online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Swansea to 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 £7 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £74 one way.

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

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