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Coaches from Birmingham to Swindon

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Birmingham - Swindon Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity coaches per day from Birmingham to Swindon. Traveling by coach from Birmingham to Swindon usually takes around 6 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Megabus coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance64 mi (104 km)
Shortest duration2h 25m
Cheapest price£9.20
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines2

Price trends for coaches from Birmingham to Swindon

Monthly average prices


What coach companies travel from Birmingham to Swindon?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Birmingham to Swindon that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, National Express usually offers more choice, with 14 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus12h 26m£10.34
National Express147h 3m£24.10
  • Megabus


    Book Megabus from Birmingham to Swindon from £9. There are 1 Megabus schedules from Birmingham to Swindon and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Swindon. In Birmingham, Megabus departs to Swindon from Brunel St and no other station. In Swindon, Megabus arrives at A420 and no other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from Birmingham to Swindon takes 2 hours and 26 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Swindon in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Swindon.

  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from Birmingham to Swindon from £14. There are 14 National Express schedules from Birmingham to Swindon and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to Swindon. In Birmingham, National Express departs to Swindon from National Express Station and no other station. In Swindon, National Express arrives at Bus Station and 4 other stations.

    An average trip on National Express from Birmingham to Swindon takes 7 hours and 3 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Swindon in 2 hours and 25 minutes .

    On weekends, National Express offers 12 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Swindon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Birmingham to Swindon during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 64 miles from Birmingham to Swindon. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Birmingham?

The first coach leaves at 03:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Birmingham to Swindon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Swindon are there per day?

There are 13 scheduled coaches that travel from Birmingham to Swindon every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct coach. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different coach at any point during your trip. Direct coaches also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Swindon; ticket prices start at £23.18.

City Information


As the second-largest city in the UK, Birmingham effortlessly blends the city’s quaint vibe with modern-day high-rises. One of the top local attractions is St. Martin in the Bull Ring, the original parish church of Birmingham. Featuring remarkable Gothic Revival architecture standing in stark contrast with the futuristic-looking shopping centers, the church is a great spot for travelers looking for a bit of respite. As you stroll around the city, don’t forget to visit the famous Cadbury World, which details the long history of the brand, as well as all the products it produces. For culturally-inclined activities, head to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which offers over 40 exhibits.

If you wish to try out authentic Indian dishes with a local twist, head over to Pushkar. For those who wish to enjoy a more upscale dining experience, Bank offers a chic menu in an elegant setting.

The principal rail station is Birmingham New Street Station, which is the busiest train station in the UK. The Birmingham Coach Station offers coach services by National Express as far as London and Dublin. The city’s main airport is the Birmingham Airport, which is located 6 miles east of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Birmingham?

Departure stations

Birmingham has two coach stations with service to Swindon.

All coach stations in Birmingham:

  • National Express Station

  • Brunel St

Where does the coach arrive in Swindon?

Arrival stations

Coaches arrive in Swindon at 6 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Swindon:

  • Bus Station

  • Sun Inn - Marlborough Road (Coate Water)

  • Common Head - Gt Western Hospital

  • Sussex Square - Queen's Drive

  • A420

  • Blagrove Roundabout Bus Stop

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