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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Ely

$73 - $109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds National Express / ...

$18 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Cambridge, Parkside X5
  3. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station 11 / ...

$47 - $88

Drive  •  2h 6m

  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 4h 40m.

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

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

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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 3h 56m.

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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 3h 56m and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m 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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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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 3h 56m and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 4h 40m.

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

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 2h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds via Cambridge Parkside in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
National Express
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Bury St Edmunds
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
Stagecoach in Cambridge

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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 2h 6m to drive from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds.

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