There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Ely

$73 - $109

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds National Express / ...

$18 - $25

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Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds 126.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Bury St Edmunds via Ely. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Bury St Edmunds is 112 miles. The road distance is 126.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station.

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Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds.
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  • Distance: 112 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Bury St Edmunds, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and Cambridge Parkside in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Suffolk Norse
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk

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Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bury St Edmunds station.

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Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Ely station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds.

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