How to get from Swindon to Birmingham

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from Swindon to Birmingham

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

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To get from Swindon to Birmingham on 14 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Swindon2h30 11:00Birmingham
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£151One-way
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09:40Swindon2h09 11:49Birmingham New Street
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£561One-way
10:26Swindon2h23 12:49Birmingham New Street
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11:41Swindon2h07 13:48Birmingham New Street
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Travel Information from Swindon to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £46
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £46 • 1 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 64 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Swindon to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Swindon to Birmingham.

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FAQs

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Swindon to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £34 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £46 from Swindon to Birmingham.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Swindon is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 48 min.

There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 15 min   of travel time.

Birmingham is approximately 64 miles away from Swindon.

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Birmingham is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 40 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Swindon 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 Swindon to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Swindon to Birmingham most often leave from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can take a coach from Swindon to Birmingham with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £11 with Megabus from Swindon to Birmingham.
  • You can take a train from Swindon to Birmingham with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £46 with Great Western Railway from Swindon to Birmingham.

Yes, there are direct services available to Birmingham from Swindon with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Swindon and Birmingham.

Many of our customers travelling from Swindon 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 Swindon 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 from Swindon to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £46 one way on average.

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

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