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from Bath to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Bath to Birmingham on 28 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50Bristol, City Centre2h10 11:00Birmingham
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16:40Bristol, City Centre2h10 18:50Birmingham
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07:00Bristol, City Centre2h10 09:10Birmingham
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11:50Bristol, City Centre2h00 13:50Birmingham
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15:10Bristol, City Centre2h00 17:10Birmingham
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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

28 Sep
£29Great Western Railway
29 Sep
£29Great Western Railway
30 Sep
£29Cross Country
1 Oct
£34Cross Country

Travel Information to Birmingham from Bath

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£10 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £10 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeCoach • £10 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by coach or train from Bath to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; 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 trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bath to Birmingham.

Buses from Newcastle upon Tyne to York: Journey Details

There are three bus services that run between these cities on weekdays. The first buses from Newcastle upon Tyne to York depart at 8:30 am, and the last service leaves at 2:00 pm. Both these services run direct, with a journey time of around two and a half hours. There is one other service that leaves Newcastle upon Tyne at 10:30 am; this service has one change and has a journey time of four and a half hours. These services run throughout the week and weekend and are provided by National Express.

Taking the Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne

The coach station in Newcastle upon Tyne is located on Churchill St, off St James Boulevard, in the centre of the city. It is located just a few minutes walk from Newcastle train station, and is open 24 hours a day. Taxi ranks can be found outside the station, and buses run to the station throughout the day and evening. Westmorland Rd-Clayton St West is another bus stop that is 2 minutes walk from the coach station.

Getting into York by Bus

York is a beautiful city, and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. It is famous for its cathedral - the tallest in western Europe- as well as its Roman and Viking history. National Express coaches from Newcastle upon Tyne arrive outside York train station. From the station it is a 5-10 minute walk to the city centre. Buses to the city centre run from outside the station, departing from early in the morning to late in the evening. There is a taxi rank outside the station that continues to serve the station throughout the night.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bath 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 Bath to Birmingham.
How do I travel to Birmingham from Bath?

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

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

The cheapest way from Bath to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £10 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £25 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bath to Birmingham costing on average £34.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Bath?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Bath is by coach with an average travel time of 2 h.

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

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h.

How many miles from Bath to Birmingham would I travel?

The Bath to Birmingham distance is approximately 78 miles (126 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Bath to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bath to Birmingham?

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

  • Coaches from Bath to Birmingham most often leave from Bath, Westgate Buildings and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bath Spa and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Bath to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Bath to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £10.
  • Cross Country can get you to Birmingham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Bath to Birmingham for £34 on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Bath and Birmingham?
Your journey from Bath to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Bath to Birmingham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!
How early should I book Bath to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Bath 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 £10 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £34 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Bath 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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