How to travel from Dover to Birmingham

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from Dover to Birmingham

How to get from Dover to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dover to Birmingham is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Dover

distanceDistance165 miles (266 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $20
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $48 (€42) • 3 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Virgin Trains

Take a bus or train to travel 165 miles (266 km) from Dover to Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Dover to Birmingham.

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Find the best trip between Dover and Birmingham with National Express, Southeastern and Chiltern Railways. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Chiltern Railways is a train company based in the United Kingdom with trains between Dover and Birmingham. It operates services from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill, Oxford, Banbury, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, and Stratford-upon-Avon. It also runs services from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon. Chiltern Railways offers a range of train types, including InterCity 125, Class 165 and Class 168 trains. These trains are equipped with comfortable seating, air conditioning, power sockets, and free Wi-Fi. The company offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include a café bar, a shop, and a quiet coach. The most popular routes for Chiltern Railways are London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill, Oxford, and High Wycombe.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Dover - Birmingham travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Dover to Birmingham

      FAQs: 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 Dover to Birmingham.

      There are 2 ways to get from Dover to Birmingham: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Dover to Birmingham is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $20 (€17) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is () less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Dover to Birmingham costing on average ().

      A bus is $28 (€25) less than a train with an average ticket price of $48 (€42) from Dover to Birmingham.

      The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Dover is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 6 min.

      Other travel options to Birmingham take longer:

      Bus takes on average 6 h 35 min.

      Birmingham is approximately 165 miles (266 km) away from Dover.

      The average frequency per day from Dover to Birmingham is:

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

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

        • Buses mostly depart from Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre) and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
        • Trains mostly leave from Dover Priory and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

        The following travel companies offer services from Dover to Birmingham:

        • Travel with National Express to go to Birmingham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Dover to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $20 (€17).
        • Travel with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or Southeastern to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Virgin Trains Dover to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $48 (€42).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Dover to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct services by ferry with.
        • Take a direct flight with.
        • Direct train with.

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

        Omio customers who travel from Dover to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

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