How to travel from Cambridge to Birmingham

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from Cambridge to Birmingham

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

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bus

To get from Cambridge to Birmingham on Jul 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:50PMCambridge2h20 08:10PMBirmingham
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241One-way
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10:25AMCambridge3h35 02:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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09:00AMCambridge2h38 11:38AMBirmingham New Street
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09:09AMCambridge2h58 12:07PMBirmingham New Street
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08:09AMCambridge2h58 11:07AMBirmingham New Street
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771One-way

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Travel Information from Cambridge to Birmingham

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 87 miles (140 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Cambridge to Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cambridge to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cambridge 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 Cambridge to Birmingham.
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There are 4 travel options from Cambridge to Birmingham: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Birmingham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A flight is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Cambridge to Birmingham costing on average $11 (€10).

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.

A flight is generally $88 (€79) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $88 (€79) from Cambridge to Birmingham.

The quickest way to travel between Cambridge and Birmingham is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 38 min.

Birmingham is approximately 87 miles (140 km) away from Cambridge.

The average frequency per day from Cambridge to Birmingham is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 14 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Birmingham from Cambridge 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 from Cambridge to Birmingham:

  • Buses most often depart from Cambridge at Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9) and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Flights mostly leave from Cambridge Airport and tend to arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Cambridge and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can go to Birmingham from Cambridge by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $11 (€10) with Flixbus from Cambridge to Birmingham on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Birmingham from Cambridge with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Cambridge to Birmingham tickets for $88 (€79) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Cambridge to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $88 (€79) one way on average.

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

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