Trains from Swansea to Birmingham

Swansea to Birmingham train information

Swansea Birmingham train map

Train duration 3h16m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Swansea, Wales
Distance 106 Miles
Lowest train price from £40.40
Average train price £66.00

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Swansea (West Wales and The Valleys) to Birmingham (West Midlands England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

There are 106 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Swansea to Birmingham is normally 3h16m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Birmingham from Swansea, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

We found tickets from £40.40 to travel in the next month. Prices will vary depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Swansea to Birmingham train tickets

from £40.40 MORE 3h39m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £7.50 MORE 5h06m
from £15.71 MORE 6h50m
from €33.98 MORE 10h22m

Swansea - Birmingham prices calendar

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Swansea - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Swansea to Birmingham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £22 when buying your seat 2 months in advance which is 50% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Swansea to Birmingham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Swansea and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Swansea and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£40.40 26/08/2022 10:23 1 month ago
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£70.50 26/08/2022 09:23 1 month ago
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£70.50 26/08/2022 08:51 1 month ago
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£70.50 26/08/2022 08:23 1 month ago
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£70.50 26/08/2022 10:51 1 month ago
Swansea
Birmingham
New Street
£70.50 26/08/2022 10:51 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Swansea Birmingham train

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National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Swansea Birmingham train ticket.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Swansea to Birmingham cost on average £65.48 (1). By dividing £88 by £65.48 (£88/£65.48 = 1.34), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Birmingham to Swansea, the card will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Swansea to Birmingham train £65.48 £43.66 £21.83 1.35

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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