How to get from Birmingham to Gloucester

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Gloucester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCross Country or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 45 miles (72 km) between Birmingham and Gloucester. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Cross Country or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to Gloucester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Gloucester

Travel to Gloucester 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 Birmingham to Gloucester.
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There are 4 ways to travel between Birmingham and Gloucester including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Gloucester, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gloucester:

A flight is £17 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Birmingham to Gloucester costing on average £17.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Gloucester by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is generally £16 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £16 from Birmingham to Gloucester.

The fastest way to get to Gloucester from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 48 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Gloucester by coach can take on average 1 h 28 min.

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Gloucester is approximately 45 miles (72 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Gloucester is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • 36 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Gloucester, Transport Hub.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Birmingham to Gloucester depart from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester.

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

  • You can go to Gloucester from Birmingham by coach with Cross Country. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Gloucester on Omio.
  • You can go to Gloucester from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £16 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Gloucester on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct train with Cross Country with 17 direct trains per day.

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

Your journey from Birmingham to Gloucester doesn't have to end in Gloucester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Bristol or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Bristol or Manchester to your Birmingham to Gloucester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gloucester today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £16 one way on average.

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

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