How to travel from Gloucester to Birmingham

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from Gloucester to Birmingham

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

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To get from Gloucester to Birmingham on Dec 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Birmingham from Gloucester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 47 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 45 miles (72 km) to Birmingham from Gloucester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Gloucester to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gloucester to Birmingham

Travel Tips: 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 Gloucester to Birmingham.
FAQs

You can travel to Birmingham from Gloucester 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Birmingham is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a train is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a bus to Birmingham, which costs on average $22 (€20) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Gloucester is by train, which takes on average 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by bus can take on average 1 h 45 min.

You should expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km) between Gloucester and Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Gloucester to Birmingham is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • Around 22 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Birmingham by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Gloucester to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $22 (€20).
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Gloucester to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $16 (€14).

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

  • You'll find 15 direct trains per day with Cross Country.

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 Gloucester to Birmingham.

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

Before traveling from Gloucester 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 costs $22 (€20) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $16 (€14) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Gloucester 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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