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There are 4 ways to get from Basildon to Birmingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 36m

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

$57 - $127

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Bus  •  4h 56m

  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

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Birmingham New Street

$70 - $110

Drive  •  2h 18m

  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 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Birmingham is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2h 18m.

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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 4h 56m.

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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 which takes 2h 36m and costs £40 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m 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 2h 36m and costs £40 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 4h 56m.

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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 2h 18m to drive from Basildon to Birmingham.

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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Basildon to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1h 22m. West Midlands also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Birmingham via London Victoria Coach Station in around 4h 56m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com

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