Swansea to Birmingham by train
Travelling from Swansea to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Swansea to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Birmingham?
Journeys between Swansea and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Swansea to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Swansea to Birmingham?
The Swansea to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Swansea to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:48, and the last at 23:34.
What's the Swansea to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Swansea to Birmingham are $36.85.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $46. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Swansea to Birmingham train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Swansea to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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