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There are 4 ways to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 37 min

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

$91 - $191

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

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

$20 - $26

2 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  4 h 32 min

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

$65 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

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

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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

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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 37 min.

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The distance between Swansea and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 111 miles. The road distance is 152.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs £65 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.

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Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Swansea station.

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The best way to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs £65 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX).
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  • Distance: 110.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

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 37 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 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 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $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 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
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 Swansea Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 152 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Swansea to Birmingham Airport (BHX).

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