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5 trains from $21
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5 trains from $21
Fri, Sep 27
5 trains from $10
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sun
Sep 22
$21West Midlands Railway
$9National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$21West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$16West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$16West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$10West Midlands Railway
$6National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Thu
Oct 10
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$7National Express
Fri
Oct 11
$10West Midlands Railway
$5National Express
Sat
Oct 12
$9Chiltern Railways
$5National Express

How to Travel from London to Birmingham

Travelers in the UK wishing to travel from London to Birmingham in the fastest time will find that taking the train is the best option. Direct trains between the two cities depart every hour and take just 1:22 hours to reach Birmingham. National Express buses also offer a fast and direct method of transport to reach Birmingham, as buses operate all day and take about 2.5 hours to reach Birmingham coach station. While taking a flight between London and Birmingham is possible, all flights land at Manchester airport, making it an inconvenient option.

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London to Birmingham Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€7

2:35 h

2 Weeks Before

trains

€16

1:22 h

1 Month Before

flight

€84

1:00 h

1 Month Before


What is the best way to travel from London to Birmingham?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Birmingham


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Birmingham with next-day bus tickets starting from €5. National Express buses that travel from London to Birmingham depart from London Victoria coach station and arrive at Birmingham coach station after approximately 2:35 hours of travel time. Approximately 50 buses travel from London to Birmingham every day with the first departing London at 4:00 a.m.


Fastest way to travel from London to Birmingham


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The fastest way to travel from London to Birmingham is by taking a flight. A London to Birmingham flight usually requires only an hour of flight time; however, when transport to and from the Birmingham and London airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 5 hours. Flights traveling from London to Birmingham depart from either London's Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, or City airport and arrive at Manchester airport. Travelers from London to Birmingham will then have to take a train from Manchester to Birmingham. British Airways offer approximately 7 direct flights to Birmingham every day.


Most popular way to travel from London to Birmingham


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Birmingham. Taking the train is at least an hour faster than taking the bus and approximately 3.5 hours faster than flying when travel to and from Birmingham and London's airports is considered. Trains traveling from London to Birmingham depart from either London's Marylebone or Euston train station and arrive at either Birmingham's Moor Street or New Street train station after approximately 1:22 hours of travel time. Train companies that travel from London to Birmingham include Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways. Approximately 10 trains travel from London to Birmingham every day.


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