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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Gillingham (Kent)

$86 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Marble Arch National Express
  2. Take the bus from Embankment to Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station) 722

$28 - $32

2 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Gillingham (Kent)

$83 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Gillingham 157.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to bus which costs £22 - £26 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Gillingham is 129 miles. The road distance is 157.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Birmingham to Gillingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Gillingham station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station) via Marble Arch and Embankment. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 129.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Gillingham, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Gillingham via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Gillingham via London Marble Arch, Marble Arch, Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, and Embankment in around 5 h 37 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
$60 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
National Express
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk

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