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from Birmingham to Durham

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

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Travel Information to Durham from Birmingham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€12) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $91 (€73) • 3 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 159 miles (256 km) by bus or train to Durham from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $15 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Durham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Durham
Travel to Durham 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 Birmingham to Durham.
How do I reach Durham from Birmingham?

There are 2 ways to travel between Birmingham and Durham including taking a bus or train.

How do I get from Birmingham to Durham the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Birmingham and Durham is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€12).

This is compared to other travel options to Durham:

A bus is $76 (€61) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Durham costing on average $91 (€73).

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Durham?

The fastest way to get to Durham from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 11 min.

Other travel options to Durham can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Durham by bus can take on average 5 h 30 min.

How many miles from Birmingham to Durham would I travel?

The distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km) from Birmingham to Durham.

When traveling from Birmingham to Durham, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Durham?

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

  • Buses from Birmingham to Durham most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Durham, Bus Station (stand C).
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Durham at Durham.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Durham?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Birmingham and Durham with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Birmingham to Durham tickets for $15 (€12) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Birmingham to Durham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€73) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Durham.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Birmingham to Durham?
Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Durham don't make Durham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Durham are London, Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Durham to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Birmingham to Durham tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $15 (€12) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $91 (€73) one way on average.

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