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There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Bala by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
  2. Take a taxi from Gobowen to Bala

$135 - $177

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Bala 93.1 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bala is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Bala is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bala is 78 miles. The road distance is 93.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Bala without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Birmingham to Bala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Bala is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to drive from Birmingham to Bala.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Bala. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Bala.
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  • Distance: 77.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Bala, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Birmingham to Bala. However, you can take the train to Gobowen then take the taxi to Bala. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Bala.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gobowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Gobowen to Bala
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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