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from Swindon to Birmingham

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Tue
Oct 19
$76Cross Country
$21National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$30Great Western Railway
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$37Great Western Railway
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Travel Information from Swindon to Birmingham

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train from Swindon to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Swindon to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Swindon to Birmingham?

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

How do I get from Swindon to Birmingham the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A bus is generally $16 (€13) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€24) from Swindon to Birmingham.

What is the fastest way from Swindon to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Swindon is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 16 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 2 h 30 min.

How far is it from Swindon to Birmingham?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Swindon to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Swindon to Birmingham depart from Swindon to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Swindon to Birmingham depart from Swindon to Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can get me from Swindon to Birmingham?

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 National Express to go to Birmingham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Swindon to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $13 (€11).
  • Travel with Great Western Railway to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Great Western Railway Swindon to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
Is there a way to travel directly from Swindon to Birmingham?

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Birmingham from Swindon?
Many of our customers traveling from Swindon to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Swindon to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $13 (€11) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $30 (€24) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Swindon to Birmingham 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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