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There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  22 min

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

$4 - $9

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Train West Midlands  •  42 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

5 alternative options

Bus, line 80 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Selfridges X1
  2. Take the line 80 bus from Digbeth, Markets to Smethwick, Blue Gates 80A / ...

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

$27 - $40

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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 22 min.

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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 Digbeth, Markets. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 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 22 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 best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £7.

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The train from Birmingham International to Smethwick Galton Bridge takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Birmingham International station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick is to train which takes 22 min and costs £3 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 80 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 22 min. West Midlands also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick via Digbeth, Selfridges and Digbeth, Markets in around 1 h 26 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
22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Every 3 hours
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 Rolfe Street
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once 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
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal to Digbeth, Selfridges
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Markets to Smethwick, Blue Gates
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Birmingham, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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uber.com
Access
$27 - $40
Assist
$27 - $40
UberX
$27 - $40
UberXL
$40 - $60
Exec
$45 - $70
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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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, arrive at Smethwick, Blue Gates station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Smethwick Galton Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to Smethwick.

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