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from Belfast to Birmingham

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

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Travel Information between Belfast and Birmingham

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$64 - $198
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $64 (€53) • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $198 (€165) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 219 miles (354 km) between Belfast and Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $64 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Belfast to Birmingham.

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Travel from Belfast 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 Belfast to Birmingham.
FAQs
How do I reach Birmingham from Belfast?

There are 3 travel options from Belfast to Birmingham: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Belfast to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $64 (€53) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $134 (€112) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $198 (€165) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $8 (€6) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $72 (€60) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Belfast to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Belfast is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 16 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is Birmingham from Belfast?

The Belfast to Birmingham distance is around 219 miles (354 km).

When traveling between Belfast and Birmingham, where do I depart from Belfast and where do I arrive in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Belfast to Birmingham:

  • Buses mostly leave from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and tend to arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Flights from Belfast to Birmingham most often leave from Belfast International Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Belfast Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Who can get me from Belfast to Birmingham?

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

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Belfast to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $64 (€53).
  • EasyJet can take you to Birmingham by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Belfast to Birmingham for $198 (€165).
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Belfast to Birmingham for $72 (€60).
Can I travel directly from Belfast to Birmingham?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with.

Direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel to Birmingham from Belfast?
Many of our customers traveling from Belfast to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Birmingham from Belfast online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $64 (€53) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $198 (€165) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $72 (€60) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Belfast to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.