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Birmingham to Swanage

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2 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Swanage by train, car, bus

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How to get from Birmingham to Swanage?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Birmingham Swanage. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham-Swanage

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Swanage (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 130 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Swanage from Birmingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Birmingham-Bournemouth and Bournemouth-Swanage.
You will board a coach of National Express in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Bournemouth bus station (0.2 mi from Bournemouth, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bournemouth. Once arrived in Bournemouth, take another coach of National Express that will take you to Swanage bus station (England United Kingdom).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Birmingham-Bournemouth will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by bus in order to cover the entire trip.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Swanage without changing trains. You can take the train Birmingham-Bournemouth and travel by bus to get to your final destination.
Trains of CrossCountry to Bournemouth leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Bournemouth will take place at Bournemouth station (0.8 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Swanage?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Birmingham-Bournemouth with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bournemouth at arrival (0.8 mi from centre)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Bournemouth (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Bournemouth (serving Bournemouth bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Swanage where the coach will drop you off at Swanage station situated at about 0.7 mi from Swanage city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Bournemouth (122.4 mi)

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Swanage

When travelling from Swanage to Birmingham by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bournemouth located at 122 mi from Birmingham and 9 mi away from Swanage, Poole situated at 122 mi from Birmingham and at approximately 9 mi from Swanage (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Swanage or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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