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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$74 - $151

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...

$35 - $45

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Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$95 - $140

Line 724 bus, train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction station 724
  2. Take the train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street

$48 - $103

Bus, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates OXF - the airline
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street

$59 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham 109 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Birmingham 109 miles

$240 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Birmingham is 94 miles. The road distance is 109 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £55 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £34 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Birmingham, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. West Midlands also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Birmingham every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Watford Junction to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Watford Junction station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Birmingham
Estimated price
$240 - $330

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