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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£76 - £186

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Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station National Express

£7 - £10

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Train via Hereford  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Swansea

£66 - £93

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station 144.8 miles

£22 - £35

Birmingham to Swansea bus Station by train and walk

The journey time between Birmingham and Swansea bus Station is around 3h 17m and covers a distance of around 164 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by CrossCountry and First Great Western Service, the Birmingham to Swansea bus Station service departs from Birmingham New Street and arrives in Swansea bus Station. Typically 113 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 17m
Fastest journey time:
2h 42m
Journey distance:
164 miles
Services per week:
113
Cheapest price:
£76
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:12
Last service departs at:
22:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Birmingham to Swansea bus Station train and walk schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Birmingham → Swansea bus Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea bus Station is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Swansea Bus Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Swansea via Bristol Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Swansea bus Station is 106 miles. The road distance is 144.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 22m to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 3h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 106.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station via Bristol Parkway and Swansea in around 3h 22m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £24
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express

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Birmingham to Swansea bus Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Birmingham to Swansea bus Station train services, operated by First Great Western Service, arrive at Swansea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Swansea bus Station is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Birmingham to Swansea bus Station.

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