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

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Recommended option

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

$62 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, line 95 bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff University National Express
  2. Take the line 95 bus from Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) to Barry Island, Maslin Park (54 Plymouth Road) 95

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Train via Hereford  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central

$48 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Barry Island 121.3 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Barry Island is to bus and line 95 bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Barry Island is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Barry Island is 96 miles. The road distance is 121.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Birmingham to Barry Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Barry Island. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Barry Island, Maslin Park (54 Plymouth Road) via Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Barry Island. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Barry Island via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Barry Island, Wales?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Barry Island hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Barry Island via Cardiff University and Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Cardiff Bus
Phone
029 2066 6444
Email
talktous@cardiffbus.com
Website
cardiffbus.com
Bus from Cathays Park, University (University of Wales Cardiff) to Barry Island, Maslin Park (54 Plymouth Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cardiffbus.com

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