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Birmingham to Swansea by train
Fastest journey2hr 51m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time3hr 14m
Travelling from Birmingham to Swansea by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Swansea take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Swansea.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Swansea?
Journeys between Birmingham and Swansea usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 37 departures on the route from Birmingham to Swansea every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Swansea?
The Birmingham to Swansea train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Swansea train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:00, and the last at 23:24.
What's the Birmingham to Swansea train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Swansea are $33.40.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Birmingham to Swansea 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 Birmingham to Swansea by train.
Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Swansea?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Swansea, 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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