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You can get from London to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Birmingham on 29 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||100 miles (162 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£6 - £25|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £6 • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £25 • 1 h 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach or train to travel 100 miles (162 km) from London to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 23 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 route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Birmingham.
London to Birmingham is a busy and popular route, with numerous trains and buses departing throughout the day, including high-speed trains as well as slower, more scenic routes.
You can travel from London to Birmingham 2 different ways: coach or train.
The London to Birmingham distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from London to Birmingham with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip to Birmingham from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Birmingham from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £6.
This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £25 from London to Birmingham.
The fastest way to get to Birmingham from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 23 min.
There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 15 min on average.
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