There are a lot of train operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you are able to see the trains between Swindon in England to Birmingham in England as well as the train operator for this journey.
There are 64 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Swindon to Birmingham is approximately 2h06m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Birmingham from Swindon, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Swindon to Birmingham are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £18 whereas when purchasing your seat 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £43 for your train. Thus, you may save 59% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of 3 days in advance.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Swindon and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Swindon and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Swindon Birmingham train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.
As an example, train tickets from Swindon to Birmingham cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Birmingham to Swindon, the railcard will have paid for itself.
What is the cost of a railcard?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail 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|
|Swindon to Birmingham train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(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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