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from Swansea to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swansea to Birmingham on Oct 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10PMSwansea3h50 08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
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04:10PMSwansea3h50 08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
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09:00AMSwansea4h00 01:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
11:00AMSwansea4h00 03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
04:15PMSwansea3h45 08:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$291One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
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$25National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$105Cross Country
$20Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$105Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$105Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$105Cross Country
$14Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$105Cross Country
$14Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$105Cross Country
$18National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$105Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$105Cross Country
$15Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$104Cross Country
$15National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$105Cross Country
$12Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$60Great Western Railway
$12Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Wed
Nov 10
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Thu
Nov 11
$105Cross Country
$9Flixbus
Fri
Nov 12
$105Cross Country
$12Flixbus

Travel Information between Swansea and Birmingham

distanceDistance105 miles (169 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $103
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $103 (€84) • 2 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 105 miles (169 km) by bus or train to Birmingham from Swansea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Swansea to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I reach Birmingham from Swansea?

There are 2 ways to travel to Birmingham from Swansea including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Swansea to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to travel between Swansea and Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $94 (€77) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $103 (€84) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Swansea and Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel from Swansea to Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 57 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 4 h.

How many miles from Swansea to Birmingham would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Swansea to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Swansea and in Birmingham?

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

  • Buses from Swansea to Birmingham most often leave from Swansea, West Way and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Swansea and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Swansea to Birmingham?

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Swansea by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $9 (€7) with Flixbus from Swansea to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can go to Birmingham from Swansea by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $103 (€84) with Cross Country from Swansea to Birmingham on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Swansea to Birmingham?
Omio customers who travel from Swansea to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy Swansea to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Swansea to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $9 (€7) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $103 (€84) one way.

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

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