There are 5 ways to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 33 min

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

$97 - $198

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 45 min

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

$21 - $27

3 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  4 h 25 min

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

$67 - $137

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse) X10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal M35

$33 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 152.2 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swansea to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
New Adventure Travel
Phone
+44 29 2044 2040
Email
sales@natgroup.co.uk
Website
natgroup.co.uk
Bus from Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
natgroup.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Swansea and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 177 km. The road distance is 244 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 4 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £24 - £35.

No, there is no direct train from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Birmingham International via Bristol Parkway and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Swansea Bus Station and arriving at Birmingham Airport via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.