How to get from Watford to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Watford to Birmingham

distanceDistance85 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £18 • 1 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Travel 85 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Watford to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Watford to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Watford 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 Watford to Birmingham.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Watford to Birmingham. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Watford to Birmingham. Tickets for a train cost on average £18.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A train journey is usually £30 less than a journey to Birmingham by coach, which costs on average £48 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Watford is by train, which takes on average 1 h 9 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 3 h 10 min.

The distance from Watford to Birmingham is approximately 85 miles.

The average frequency per day from Watford to Birmingham is:

  • 44 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Watford to 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 Watford to Birmingham:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Watford, High Street (stop F) and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Watford to Birmingham depart from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Watford 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 Watford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £48.
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Watford to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £18.

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

  • You can travel directly by coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with West Midlands Railway with 25 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 between Watford and Birmingham.

Many of our customers travelling from Watford 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 Watford and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Watford 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 on average £48 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £18 one way on average.

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

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