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from Barnstaple to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Barnstaple and Birmingham

distanceDistance133 miles (215 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £59
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £59 • 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 £22. 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.
What are my Barnstaple to Birmingham travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Barnstaple to Birmingham: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Barnstaple to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £22 compared to other travel options 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 £59.

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

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Barnstaple is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 52 min.

There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

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

How many services a day are there to Birmingham from Barnstaple?

The average frequency per day from Barnstaple to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Barnstaple and Birmingham 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 when travelling from Barnstaple to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Barnstaple, Silver Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Barnstaple to Birmingham depart from Barnstaple to Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Barnstaple to Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Barnstaple to Birmingham:

  • You can travel between Barnstaple and Birmingham by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with Megabus from Barnstaple to Birmingham.
  • You can travel between Barnstaple and Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £59 with Cross Country from Barnstaple to Birmingham.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Birmingham from Barnstaple ends?
Omio customers who travel from Barnstaple to Birmingham often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets to Birmingham from Barnstaple 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 for this route is £22 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £59 one way on average.

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.


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