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from Durham to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Durham and Birmingham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $88
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $88 (€73) • 2 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 159 miles (256 km) by bus or train to Birmingham from Durham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Durham to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Durham 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 Durham to Birmingham.

What are the ways to get from Durham to Birmingham?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Birmingham from Durham. You can take a bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Durham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

A bus is $76 (€64) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Durham to Birmingham costing on average $88 (€73).

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

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Durham is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 39 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 15 min.

How far is Birmingham from Durham?

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

When traveling to Birmingham from Durham, what are the departure and arrival points in Durham and Birmingham?

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

  • Buses from Durham to Birmingham most often leave from Durham, Bus Station (stand C) and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Durham and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Which travel companies can get me from Durham to Birmingham?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Durham to Birmingham for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • Cross Country can take you to Birmingham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Durham to Birmingham for $88 (€73).

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Durham and Birmingham ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Durham to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Durham and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Durham to Birmingham online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $12 (€10) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $88 (€73) one way.

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