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from Guildford to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Guildford to Birmingham on 7 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:35Guildford, Egerton Road5h15 18:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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13:35Guildford, Egerton Road5h15 18:50Birmingham, Coach Station
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Other options
11:35Guildford, Egerton Road4h50 16:25Birmingham, Coach Station
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10:05Guildford, Egerton Road5h50 15:55Birmingham, Coach Station
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18:10Guildford, Egerton Road5h20 23:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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6 Dec
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£16National Express
7 Dec
£57Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
8 Dec
£37Avanti West Coast
£12National Express
9 Dec
£41Cross Country
£12National Express
12 Dec
£41Cross Country
£14National Express

Travel Information from Guildford to Birmingham

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £84 • 2 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 102 miles (165 km) between Guildford and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Guildford to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Guildford 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 Guildford to Birmingham.
How do I go from Guildford to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to get from Guildford to Birmingham: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Guildford and Birmingham?

The cheapest way from Guildford to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £13 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £71 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Guildford to Birmingham costing on average £84.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Guildford?

The fastest way from Guildford to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 32 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Guildford to Birmingham?

The distance from Guildford to Birmingham is approximately 102 miles (165 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Guildford to Birmingham is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Guildford, Egerton Road and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Guildford to Birmingham depart from Guildford to Birmingham New Street.
Which travel operators can get me from Guildford to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Guildford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Guildford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £84.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Guildford and Birmingham ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Guildford 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 Guildford and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Guildford to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Guildford 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 £13 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £84 one way on average.

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