Birmingham to Swansea train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Cheapest

34

Average

53

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
05:50AMBirmingham4h04 09:54AMSwansea
0 transfers
341One-way
Great Western Railway
04:42AMBirmingham3h52 08:34AMSwansea
0 transfers
371One-way
Transport for Wales
08:50AMBirmingham4h11 01:01PMSwansea
0 transfers
401One-way
Transport for Wales
06:50AMBirmingham4h12 11:02AMSwansea
0 transfers
451One-way
Cross Country
04:15AMBirmingham3h36 07:51AMSwansea
0 transfers
451One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 1
Cross Country
04:00AMBirmingham3h51 07:51AMSwansea
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Cross Country
04:15AMBirmingham3h36 07:51AMSwansea
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
04:42AMBirmingham3h52 08:34AMSwansea
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
05:50AMBirmingham4h04 09:54AMSwansea
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
06:12AMBirmingham3h21 09:33AMSwansea
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
06:50AMBirmingham4h12 11:02AMSwansea
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:42AMBirmingham2h49 10:31AMSwansea
0 transfers
Transport for Wales
08:50AMBirmingham4h11 01:01PMSwansea
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
09:42AMBirmingham2h48 12:30PMSwansea
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Transport for Wales
01:50PMBirmingham4h11 06:01PMSwansea
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Swansea

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

3 h 41 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

169 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Birmingham for Swansea every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
09:42AMBirmingham2h48 12:30PMSwansea
0 transfers
681One-way
Great Western Railway
07:42AMBirmingham2h49 10:31AMSwansea
0 transfers
681One-way
Great Western Railway
06:12AMBirmingham3h21 09:33AMSwansea
0 transfers
881One-way
Cross Country
04:15AMBirmingham3h36 07:51AMSwansea
0 transfers
451One-way
Cross Country
04:00AMBirmingham3h51 07:51AMSwansea
0 transfers
451One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Swansea

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$69 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Swansea cover the 105 miles (169 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 1 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Swansea.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Birmingham to Swansea trains

CrossCountry trains will get you to Swansea from Birmingham from $46 (€44). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Swansea you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham to Swansea, check out Omio! With one-way Birmingham to Swansea train ticket prices starting as low as $46 (€44) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Swansea from Birmingham by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 105 miles (169 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham to Swansea in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham and Swansea on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Birmingham to Swansea with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $46
  • CrossCountry frequency: 18 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Swansea

Travel by train to Swansea 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 Swansea.
FAQs
Train tickets to Swansea from Birmingham for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $46 (€44)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Swansea train to cost on average $69 (€67)  one way.
The distance between Birmingham and Swansea by train is approximately 105 miles (169 km).
While the time it takes to travel 105 miles (169 km) to Swansea from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Birmingham to Swansea train journey time is on average 3 h 1 min.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Swansea.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Swansea and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Swansea.

If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Swansea, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Swansea. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Swansea journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Swansea is 18 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Birmingham to Swansea at 4: 37 AM   or take the last train from Birmingham to Swansea leaving at 9: 12 PM. Look for the latest Birmingham to Swansea train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you buy a train ticket from Birmingham to Swansea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $69 (€67) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Swansea from Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Swansea
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey from Birmingham to Swansea.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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