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There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Acle by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich

£89 - £224

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Bus  •  7h 40m

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

£14 - £18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Railway Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station B / ...

£57 - £164

Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Acle 171.3 miles

£26 - £40

Fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Norwich (NWI) BHX - NWI

£147 - £572

Birmingham to Acle by train

The train journey time between Birmingham and Acle is around 5h 1m and covers a distance of around 186 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 33m. Operated by CrossCountry, East Midlands Railways and Greater Anglia, the Birmingham to Acle train service departs from Birmingham New Street and arrives in Acle. Typically 88 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 1m
Fastest train time:
4h 33m
Trains per week:
88
Cheapest price:
£89
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:19
Last train departs at:
20:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Birmingham to Acle train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Birmingham → Acle
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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Acle is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 7h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Birmingham to Acle is to drive which takes 2h 49m and costs £26 - £40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Acle. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Acle via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Acle. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Acle via Ely and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Acle is 146 miles. The road distance is 171.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Acle without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs £85 - £230.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Birmingham to Acle, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Acle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Acle train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Acle is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs £85 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £140 - £600 and takes 6h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Acle.
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  • Distance: 146.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Acle via Ely and Norwich in around 4h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Acle via London Victoria Coach Station in around 7h 40m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £900
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £750
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Ely
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
East Midlands Railways
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Acle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Norwich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Acle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Acle station.

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Birmingham to Acle train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Norwich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Acle is 171 miles. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Birmingham to Acle.

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Blue Islands Limited, Air France, Jet2.com and three other airlines offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Norwich Airport.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Acle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £90.

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