How to get from Bath to Birmingham

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from Bath to Birmingham

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

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To get from Bath to Birmingham on 26 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:40Bath, Dorchester Street3h20 20:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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16:40Bath, Dorchester Street3h20 20:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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17:35Bath, Dorchester Street3h45 21:20Birmingham, Coach Station
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14:50Bath, Dorchester Street3h40 18:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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07:10Bath, Dorchester Street3h50 11:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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Travel Information to Birmingham from Bath

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £37
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £37 • 1 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by coach or train to Birmingham from Bath. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct train 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.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Bath to Birmingham, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £14 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bath to Birmingham costing on average £37.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Bath is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 49 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Bath to Birmingham is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Bath, London Road to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Bath to Birmingham depart from Bath Spa to Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Bath by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £23 with National Express from Bath to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Bath and Birmingham with Great Western Railway, and you can find Great Western Railway Bath to Birmingham tickets for £37 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bath to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct train services to Birmingham with with around 16 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Bath 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 Bath and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £23 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £37 one way for this trip.

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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