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

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 40 min

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

$93 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$31 - $35

2 alternative options

Train via Leighton Buzzard  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
  2. Take the train from Luton to Gillingham (Kent)

$67 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Gillingham 157.3 miles

$30 - $50

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 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Gillingham via London Marble Arch, Marble Arch Station Park Lane, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Embankment in around 5 h 40 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
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 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Gillingham is 207 km. The road distance is 252 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to bus which costs £22 - £25 and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to drive which takes 2 h 39 min and costs £24 - £35.

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 40 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Gillingham, Victoria Street (Gillingham Rail Station) via Marble Arch Station Park Lane and Embankment. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Birmingham to Gillingham, including transfers.