How to travel from Birmingham to Swansea

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from Birmingham to Swansea

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

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

03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h50 06:50PMSwansea
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06:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h55 09:55PMSwansea
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07:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h40 11:10PMSwansea
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01:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h55 05:25PMSwansea
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Travel Information to Swansea from Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $94
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€12) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $94 (€87) • 2 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Great Western Railway

Travel 105 miles (169 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Swansea.

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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Swansea: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Swansea is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Swansea:

A bus is generally $80 (€75) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $94 (€87) from Birmingham to Swansea.

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Swansea is by train, which takes on average 2 h 49 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 40 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 105 miles (169 km) from Birmingham to Swansea.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swansea is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • Around 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Swansea as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

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

  • You can travel from Birmingham to Swansea by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€12) with Flixbus from Birmingham to Swansea.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Swansea by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $94 (€87) with Great Western Railway from Birmingham to Swansea.

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Swansea with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express with 2 direct buses per day.

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

Your trip from Birmingham to Swansea doesn't have to end in Swansea. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Cardiff or Bristol. If you’d like to add London, Cardiff or Bristol to your Birmingham to Swansea tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Swansea today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $13 (€12) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $94 (€87) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Swansea 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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