There are 8 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Smethwick Galton Bridge

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Smethwick Rolfe Street

$4 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus, line 87 bus via Birmingham, Moor St Station  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Birmingham, Moor St Station X1
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Birmingham, The Square Peg to Smethwick, Blue Gates 87

$10 - $15

Bus, line 87 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Birmingham, Old Square X12
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Birmingham, The Square Peg to Smethwick, Blue Gates 87

$12 - $17

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick 17.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick 17.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to Smethwick 17.3 miles

$75 - $110

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick 17.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick is to train which costs £3 - £7 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Smethwick is 11 miles. The road distance is 17.3 miles.

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The train from Birmingham International to Smethwick Galton Bridge takes 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal and arriving at Smethwick, Blue Gates via Birmingham, The Square Peg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham International and arriving at Smethwick Galton Bridge. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and Smethwick, England?

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 21 min. West Midlands also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick via Birmingham, Moor St Station and Birmingham, The Square Peg in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to Smethwick Galton Bridge
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Birmingham New Street to Smethwick Rolfe Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Birmingham, Moor St Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham, The Square Peg to Smethwick, Blue Gates
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Birmingham, Old Square
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Uber Birmingham, GB
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberACCESS
$30 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $70
UberEXEC
$55 - $80
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to Smethwick
Estimated price
$75 - $110

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