There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Birmingham by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, Tube  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$77 - $127

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Bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$78 - $118

Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street

$87 - $132

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Birmingham 140.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Birmingham is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Birmingham is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Birmingham is 119 miles. The road distance is 140.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Birmingham without a car is to train and Tube which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £55 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Basildon to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Basildon to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Birmingham is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £55 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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Basildon to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Birmingham is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to drive from Basildon to Birmingham.

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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Birmingham, England?

Chiltern Railways operates a train from Basildon to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Birmingham via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 59 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
CrossCountry
Bus operators
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 Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com

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