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from Birmingham to Swindon

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

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Swindon on Jan 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMBirmingham Moor Street2h27 01:22PMSwindon
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10:55AMBirmingham Moor Street2h27 01:22PMSwindon
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street1h46 11:58AMSwindon
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08:12AMBirmingham New Street1h44 09:56AMSwindon
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09:12AMBirmingham New Street1h46 10:58AMSwindon
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Jan 25
$36Chiltern Railways
$20National Express
Jan 26
$36Chiltern Railways
$20National Express
Jan 27
$61Great Western Railway

Travel Information from Birmingham to Swindon

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€11) • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 1 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Great Western Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train between Birmingham and Swindon. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 44 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Swindon.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Swindon

Travel to Swindon 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 Swindon.

How do I get from Birmingham to Swindon?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Swindon. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Swindon is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $14 (€11) compared to other travel options to Swindon:

Taking a bus is about $23 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€30) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Swindon?

The quickest way to travel between Birmingham and Swindon is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Swindon by bus can take on average 2 h 25 min.

What is the distance between Birmingham and Swindon?

You should expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) between Birmingham and Swindon.

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

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Swindon is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Swindon from Birmingham, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Swindon?

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

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

Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Swindon?

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

  • You can travel between Birmingham and Swindon by bus with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $14 (€11) with Megabus from Birmingham to Swindon.
  • You can travel between Birmingham and Swindon by train with Great Western Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $36 (€30) with Great Western Railway from Birmingham to Swindon.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Birmingham and Swindon ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Swindon? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Swindon usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Luton. If you're looking to explore London, Bristol or Luton from Swindon, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book my Birmingham to Swindon one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€11) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $36 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Swindon 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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