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from York to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from York to Birmingham on Jan 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:55PMYork4h35 06:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
Cheapest
01:55PMYork4h35 06:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$251One-way
Other options
03:55PMYork4h35 08:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$261One-way
11:05AMYork4h25 03:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$281One-way
07:55AMYork4h35 12:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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$261One-way

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Travel Information from York to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€30) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $51 (€42) • 1 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) from York to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from York to Birmingham.

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FAQs

How do I reach Birmingham from York?

There are 2 travel options from York to Birmingham: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from York to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to travel from York to Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $37 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $15 (€12) less than taking a train, which costs on average $51 (€42) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from York to Birmingham?

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from York is by train, which takes on average 1 h 51 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 25 min   of travel time.

How far is it from York to Birmingham?

The distance is approximately 107 miles (172 km) from York to Birmingham.

How many services a day are there from York to Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from York to Birmingham is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from York? Where do I arrive in Birmingham?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from York to Birmingham depart from York, Train Station to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from York and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Which travel operators can get me to Birmingham from York?

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

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express York to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $37 (€30).
  • 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 York to Birmingham for $51 (€42).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from York to Birmingham?

Looking to extend your trip from York to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from York to Birmingham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book York to Birmingham tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $37 (€30) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $51 (€42) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking York 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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