There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Banbury by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Birmingham to Banbury 45.4 miles

$9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Banbury National Express / ...

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Banbury 45.2 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Banbury 45.2 miles

$9 - $14

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Banbury hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 49 min. Chiltern Railways also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Banbury hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Birmingham to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Birmingham to Banbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Banbury is 60 km. The road distance is 72 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Banbury is to rideshare which costs £6 and takes 1 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Banbury is to train which takes 49 min and costs £22 - £45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Banbury. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham and arriving at Banbury. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

The train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.