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from Birmingham to Gloucester

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

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Gloucester on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30Birmingham New Street0h53 09:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
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08:30Birmingham New Street0h53 09:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
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09:30Birmingham New Street0h53 10:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
08:12Birmingham New Street0h56 09:08Gloucester
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£311One-way
10:12Birmingham New Street0h56 11:08Gloucester
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£311One-way

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£31Cross Country
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£12Cross Country
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£12Cross Country

Travel Information between Birmingham and Gloucester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 45 miles (72 km) from Birmingham to Gloucester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to Gloucester.

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FAQs
How do you get from Birmingham to Gloucester?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Gloucester including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Gloucester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Gloucester, which costs on average £8.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gloucester:

A coach is generally £7 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £15 from Birmingham to Gloucester.

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

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Gloucester is by train, which takes on average 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 25 min.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Gloucester?

The Birmingham to Gloucester distance is approximately 45 miles (72 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Gloucester is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Gloucester?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Birmingham, Coach Station to Gloucester, Station Rd (Transport Hub).
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester.
Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham 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 National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £8 with National Express from Birmingham to Gloucester on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Birmingham to Gloucester with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Gloucester.
Is it possible to travel directly to Gloucester from Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Gloucester with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct train with Cross Country with 16 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 from Birmingham to Gloucester.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Gloucester from Birmingham ends?
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 should I purchase a ticket from Birmingham to Gloucester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £15 one way on average.

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