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from Birmingham to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to London on 13 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50Birmingham, Coach Station3h00 10:50London, Victoria Coach Station
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£91One-way
Cheapest
12:45Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 15:40London, Victoria Coach Station
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£71One-way
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07:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h50 10:05London, Victoria Coach Station
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£91One-way
17:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 20:10London, Victoria Coach Station
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£101One-way
09:15Birmingham, Coach Station2h55 12:10London, Victoria Coach Station
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£101One-way

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Sat
12 Jun
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£2Flixbus
Sun
13 Jun
£37Chiltern Railways
£3Flixbus
Mon
14 Jun
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
15 Jun
£30West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
16 Jun
£30West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
17 Jun
£30West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
18 Jun
£30West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
19 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Sun
20 Jun
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
21 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Tue
22 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Wed
23 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
24 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Fri
25 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Sat
26 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
27 Jun
£18West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Mon
28 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Tue
29 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£1Flixbus
Wed
30 Jun
£24West Midlands Railway
£2Flixbus
Thu
1 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£4National Express
Fri
2 Jul
£24West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
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General Information About the Journey from Birmingham to London

The journey of around 200 kilometres from Birmingham to London can be completed between 1.5 - 2.5 hours by bus or train. The fastest travel option is generally the train, offered by Virgin Trains.

Buses from Birmingham to London

National Express offers a regular service from Birmingham to London, available each day and departing at least two times each hour through the majority of the day and early evening. Journeys take around 2.5 hours to travel between Birmingham Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station. Each journey offered is direct between the two cities, with services commencing in the early morning and continuing until just after 9:00 p.m.

Trains from Birmingham to London

Virgin Trains's service departs Birmingham New Street every 20 minutes throughout the day. Travellers can be at London Euston Station in Central London in around 1.5 hours. Journeys begin each morning around 6:00 a.m. and continue until after 11:00 p.m. Chiltern Railways also operate a stopping service between Birmingham and London with a duration of around 2 hours.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to London
Travel to London 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 London.
FAQs
What are my Birmingham to London travel options?

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

How far is London from Birmingham?

The distance from Birmingham to London is approximately 100 miles (162 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to London?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to London by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to London for £3.
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to London by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Birmingham to London tickets on Omio for £24.
Can I travel directly to London from Birmingham?

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

  • You can purchase a direct coach with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Birmingham to London?
Your journey from Birmingham to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Birmingham to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Birmingham to London online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to London, 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 for this trip is on average £3 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £24 one way.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to London?

The cheapest way from Birmingham to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £21 less than a train, which costs on average £24 for this trip.

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

The fastest way from Birmingham to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 23 min.

Other travel options from Birmingham to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 15 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
London
Birmingham (Coach Station)
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Birmingham Moor Street
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Birmingham New Street
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