There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water by train, bus or car

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 CrossCountry, line 801 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop 801

$47 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, line 801 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cheltenham National Express
  2. Take the line 801 bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop 801

$16 - $19

3 alternative options

Train, line 801 bus via Worcester Shrub Hill  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Shrub Hill
  2. Take the train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
  3. Take the line 801 bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Corn Exchange to Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent 801

$30 - $47

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop X50 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Corn Exchange 1 / ...

$25

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water 53.3 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bourton-on-the-Water is 42 miles. The road distance is 53.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Bourton-on-the-Water. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop via Royal Well Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Bourton-on-the-Water, England?

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Bourton-on-the-Water via Cheltenham and Royal Well Bus Station in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Shrub Hill to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Pulhams Coaches
Phone
01451 820369
Email
info@pulhamscoaches.com
Website
pulhamscoaches.com
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pulhamscoaches.com
Bus from Moreton-in-Marsh, Corn Exchange to Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
pulhamscoaches.com
National Express
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Stratford-upon-Avon, British Home Stores to Moreton-in-Marsh, Corn Exchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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