How to get from Gloucester to Birmingham

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from Gloucester to Birmingham

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

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To get from Gloucester to Birmingham on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:02Gloucester0h47 10:49Birmingham New Street
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10:02Gloucester0h47 10:49Birmingham New Street
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10:38Gloucester1h11 11:49Birmingham New Street
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11:49Gloucester0h56 12:45Birmingham New Street
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14:49Gloucester0h56 15:45Birmingham New Street
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Travel Information from Gloucester to Birmingham

distanceDistance45 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £31 • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCross Country

Travel 45 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Gloucester to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Gloucester to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Birmingham.

There are 4 ways to get from Gloucester to Birmingham: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Gloucester to Birmingham, which costs on average £6.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A coach is £25 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Gloucester to Birmingham costing on average £31.

The quickest way to travel between Gloucester and Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 2 h 2 min.

You should expect to travel around 45 miles from Gloucester to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Gloucester to Birmingham is:

  • Around 3 coaches per day.
  • 23 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Gloucester and Birmingham 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 Gloucester to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Gloucester, Transport Hub and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers board their train from Gloucester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can take a train from Gloucester to Birmingham with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £31 with Cross Country from Gloucester to Birmingham.

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

  • You can travel directly by 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 Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Birmingham from Gloucester.

Many of our customers travelling from Gloucester to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Gloucester and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Gloucester 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 £6 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £31 one way.

But we recommend booking Gloucester 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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