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There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to Hereford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford

$21 - $30

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Bus, line 33 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Ross-on-Wye National Express
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road to Hereford, Railway Station 33

$13 - $17

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Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Hereford 55.5 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Hereford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Hereford is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Hereford station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Hereford, Railway Station via Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Hereford. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Hereford is 46 miles. The road distance is 55.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Hereford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £16 - £23.

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The train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford takes 1 h 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Birmingham to Hereford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Hereford is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £16 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 33 bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Hereford.
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

West Midlands operates a train from Birmingham to Hereford hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Hereford via Ross-on-Wye and Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Ross-on-Wye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road to Hereford, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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stagecoachbus.com

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Birmingham to Hereford bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Hereford, Railway Station.

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Birmingham to Hereford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Hereford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Hereford is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Birmingham to Hereford.

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