You can get from London to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Birmingham on 28 Oct 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||£3 - £24|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £3 • 2 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £24 • 1 h 22 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or West Midlands Railway|
Take a coach or train to travel 100 miles (162 km) between London and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway 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.
Both Megabus and National Express run regular services from London Victoria Coach Station. Megabus offers nine buses a day from the early morning well into the evening, which terminate in Hill Street in Birmingham. Journeys take approximately 3 hours to complete. National Express runs regular services throughout the day also from the early hours, with all buses terminating at Birmingham Coach Station. The journey time is around 2.5 hours.
Trains from London to Birmingham are fast and regular, departing approximately every 20 minutes. Direct services are available with a journey time of around 1-2 hours. There are several options in regards to departure points and destinations; Services depart from London's Euston and Marylebone stations, and terminate at Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill stations.
There are 2 ways to travel between London and Birmingham including taking a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.
This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach is £20 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from London to Birmingham costing on average £24.
The fastest way from London to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.
Other travel options between London and Birmingham can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 2 h 15 min on average.
The distance from London to Birmingham is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Birmingham:
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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.
Before travelling from London to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London 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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