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from Slough to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Slough to Birmingham on 29 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:25Slough, Wellington Street4h35 13:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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08:25Slough, Wellington Street4h35 13:00Birmingham, Coach Station
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16:50Slough, Wellington Street4h40 21:30Birmingham, Coach Station
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20:40Slough, Wellington Street4h35 01:15Birmingham, Coach Station
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14:35Slough, Wellington Street5h05 19:40Birmingham, Coach Station
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31 May
£36Avanti West Coast
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1 Jun
£40Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
2 Jun
£43Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
3 Jun
£47Avanti West Coast
£22National Express

Travel Information between Slough and Birmingham

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £35
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £19 • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £35 • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 87 miles (140 km) by coach or train to Birmingham from Slough. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £19. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Slough to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Slough 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 Slough to Birmingham.

How do I go from Slough to Birmingham?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Slough to Birmingham?

The cheapest way from Slough to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £19 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £16 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £35 from Slough to Birmingham.

What is the quickest way from Slough to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel from Slough to Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 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 4 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Slough to Birmingham?

The distance between Slough and Birmingham is around 87 miles (140 km).

How many services a day are there to Birmingham from Slough?

The average frequency per day from Slough to Birmingham is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When going from Slough to Birmingham, where do I depart from Slough and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Slough to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Slough, Holiday Inn Terminal 5 and tend to arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Slough and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Which travel operators can get me from Slough to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Slough to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £19.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Slough to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £35.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Birmingham from Slough?

Your journey from Slough to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Slough to Birmingham trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

How far in advance should I buy my Slough to Birmingham ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Slough to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £19 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £35 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Slough 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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