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from Swindon to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swindon to Birmingham on 20 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Swindon, Stratton Park2h30 11:00Birmingham
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08:30Swindon, Stratton Park2h30 11:00Birmingham
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14:30Swindon, Stratton Park2h30 17:00Birmingham
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08:40Swindon2h08 10:48Birmingham New Street
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09:40Swindon2h09 11:49Birmingham New Street
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Travel Information to Birmingham from Swindon

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 2 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) from Swindon to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 9 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 coach or train from Swindon to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Swindon 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 Swindon to Birmingham.

How do you get from Swindon to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Swindon to Birmingham: coach or train.

How do I get from Swindon to Birmingham the cheapest way?

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is about £16 less than a train, which costs on average £26 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Swindon?

The fastest way from Swindon to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 9 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Swindon to Birmingham?

The distance from Swindon to Birmingham is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Swindon? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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 mostly depart from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Which travel operators can get me from Swindon to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Swindon by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £10 with Megabus from Swindon to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Swindon to Birmingham with Great Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £26 with Great Western Railway from Swindon to Birmingham.

Can I travel directly from Swindon to Birmingham?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Birmingham with Megabus.
  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to Birmingham with.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Swindon to Birmingham?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Swindon to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Swindon and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket to Birmingham from Swindon online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Swindon to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £10 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £26 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Swindon to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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