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from Belfast to Birmingham

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

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Travel Information between Belfast and Birmingham

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£47 - £146
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by coach, flight or train between Belfast and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £47. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Belfast to Birmingham.

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Travel from Belfast 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 Belfast to Birmingham.
FAQs
How do I go from Belfast to Birmingham?

You can travel from Belfast to Birmingham 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Belfast to Birmingham?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Belfast to Birmingham, which costs on average £47.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £99 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £146 from Belfast to Birmingham.

A coach journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Birmingham by train, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Belfast to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Belfast is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

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

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How far is it from Belfast to Birmingham?

The distance from Belfast to Birmingham is approximately 219 miles (354 km).

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and tend to arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Flights most often depart from Belfast at Belfast International Airport and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Belfast Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Belfast to Birmingham?

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

  • You can take a coach from Belfast to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £47 with National Express from Belfast to Birmingham.
  • You can go to Birmingham from Belfast by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £146 with easyJet from Belfast to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Belfast to Birmingham with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £53 with Avanti West Coast from Belfast to Birmingham.
Is there a way to travel directly from Belfast to Birmingham?

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Birmingham with.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Belfast?
Your journey from Belfast 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 Belfast 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 buy Belfast to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Belfast and Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £47 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £146 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £53 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Belfast and Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.