There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to ExCeL London 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 11 min

$75 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. National Express
  2. N551

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 29 min

$75 - $108

Train, line 205 bus, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. 205

$52 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. 136.8 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and ExCeL London, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to ExCeL London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to ExCeL London via London Marble Arch, Marble Arch Station Park Lane, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Prince Regent Station in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Tile Hill
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Tile Hill to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Euston Station to City of London, St Botolph Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and ExCeL London is 171 km. The road distance is 219 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to ExCeL London is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 4 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to ExCeL London is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £55 - £90.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Prince Regent Station via Marble Arch Station Park Lane and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Birmingham to ExCeL London, including transfers.