How to travel from Swindon to Birmingham

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from Swindon to Birmingham

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

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To get from Swindon to Birmingham on Jul 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMSwindon2h30 11:00AMBirmingham
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08:30AMSwindon2h30 11:00AMBirmingham
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08:48AMSwindon2h00 10:48AMBirmingham New Street
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08:46AMSwindon2h10 10:56AMBirmingham New Street
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09:45AMSwindon2h04 11:49AMBirmingham New Street
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Travel Information from Swindon to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€65) • 1 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Swindon and Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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.

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

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Swindon is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a flight is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a bus to Birmingham, which costs on average $15 (€13) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

A flight is $72 (€65) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Swindon to Birmingham costing on average $72 (€65).

The quickest way to travel from Swindon to Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 1 h 48 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 2 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Birmingham is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 45 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Birmingham from Swindon 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 when traveling from Swindon to Birmingham:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Swindon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Swindon to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Swindon to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $15 (€13).
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Swindon to Birmingham for $72 (€65).

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Birmingham with Megabus.
  • You can find 45 direct trains per day to Birmingham with.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Swindon to Birmingham often extend their vacation 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 planning your trip from Swindon to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $72 (€65) one way.

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

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