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from Basingstoke to Birmingham

You can get from Basingstoke to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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Fri
29 Oct
£33Cross Country
£14National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£33Cross Country
£18National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£63Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
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2 Nov
£32Cross Country
£11National Express

Travel Information from Basingstoke to Birmingham

distanceDistance91 miles (146 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £32
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £32 • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 91 miles (146 km) from Basingstoke to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 59 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £10. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Basingstoke to Birmingham.

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FAQs
How do I go from Basingstoke to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel from Basingstoke to Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Basingstoke to Birmingham the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Basingstoke to Birmingham, which costs on average £10.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £23 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Basingstoke to Birmingham costing on average £32.

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

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Basingstoke is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 59 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 15 min.

How far is Birmingham from Basingstoke?

The distance from Basingstoke to Birmingham is approximately 91 miles (146 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Basingstoke to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Basingstoke and Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Basingstoke to Birmingham, where do I depart from Basingstoke and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Basingstoke to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Basingstoke to Birmingham depart from Basingstoke to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Basingstoke and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Basingstoke to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Basingstoke to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £10.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Basingstoke to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £32.
Is it possible to travel directly from Basingstoke to Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct services available between Basingstoke and Birmingham with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with Cross Country with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Basingstoke to Birmingham.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Basingstoke?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Basingstoke to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Basingstoke and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Basingstoke to Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £10 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £32 one way for this trip.

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