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There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Gillingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

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

$61 - $131

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Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dartford National Express / ...

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train via London Victoria  •  2 h 38 min

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

$66 - $136

Train Chiltern Railways  •  3 h 18 min

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

$88 - $127

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 £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to train which costs £45 - £110 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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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 Chatham, Fire Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 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 29 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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The best way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £45 - £110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Birmingham to Gillingham, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Gillingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Gillingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Gillingham is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £45 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 57 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 29 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 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Gillingham via London Victoria Coach Station, Dartford, and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Train from London Victoria to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gillingham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Birmingham to Gillingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dartford station.

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Birmingham to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Gillingham is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Birmingham to Gillingham.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Gillingham. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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