How to travel from York to Birmingham

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Travel Tips: Travel from York 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 York to Birmingham.

There are 4 travel options from York to Birmingham: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from York to Birmingham. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A flight is generally £20 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £20 from York to Birmingham.

A flight journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Birmingham by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A flight is £40 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from York to Birmingham costing on average £40.

The fastest way from York to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 49 min.

Other travel options between York and Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

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Birmingham is approximately 107 miles (172 km) away from York.

The average frequency per day from York to Birmingham is:

  • 19 trains a day.

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

  • Coaches most often depart from York at York, Train Station and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from York and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from York to Birmingham:

  • You can take a coach from York to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £20 with National Express from York to Birmingham.
  • You can go to Birmingham from York by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £40 with Cross Country from York to Birmingham on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from York to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Birmingham with.
  • You can find 19 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with Cross Country.

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 purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from York to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your York and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between York and Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £20 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £40 one way.

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

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