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from Barnstaple to Birmingham

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Barnstaple

distanceDistance133 miles (215 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £58
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £58 • 3 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 133 miles (215 km) by coach or train between Barnstaple and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Barnstaple to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Barnstaple to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Barnstaple to Birmingham.

How do you get from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Barnstaple to Birmingham: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Barnstaple to Birmingham, which costs on average £21.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £37 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Barnstaple to Birmingham costing on average £58.

What is the fastest way to get from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Barnstaple is by train, which takes on average 3 h 52 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 5 h.

How far is Birmingham from Barnstaple?

Birmingham is approximately 133 miles (215 km) away from Barnstaple.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Barnstaple to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Birmingham from Barnstaple as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Barnstaple? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Barnstaple to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Barnstaple, Silver Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Barnstaple at Barnstaple and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham New Street.

Which travel companies can get me from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Barnstaple to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Barnstaple to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £21.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Barnstaple to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £58.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Barnstaple to Birmingham ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Barnstaple to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Barnstaple and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Barnstaple to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Barnstaple to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £21 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £58 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Barnstaple to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.