How to travel from Birmingham to York

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from Birmingham to York

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

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To get from Birmingham to York on Oct 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Birmingham to York

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $79 (€76) • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) to York from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Birmingham to York.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to York

Travel Tips: Travel to York 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 York.

You can travel between Birmingham and York 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to York is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€20) compared to other travel options to York:

Taking a bus is usually $58 (€55) less than taking a train to York, which costs on average $79 (€76) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to York from Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 25 min.

You should expect to travel around 107 miles (172 km) between Birmingham and York.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to York is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 26 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Birmingham to York as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to York:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Birmingham, Coach Station to York, Train Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in York.

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to York by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Birmingham to York tickets on Omio for $21 (€20).
  • Cross Country can get you to York by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Birmingham to York for $79 (€76) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 15 direct trains a day to York with Cross Country.

Direct services to York 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 journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to York don't make York their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after York are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from York to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $21 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $79 (€76) one way.

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

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