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

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Kettering

$42 - $71

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Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Bus Interchange X4 / ...

$16 - $19

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Train, bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station X4

$30 - $60

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Kettering 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station and arriving at Kettering, Bus Interchange via Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Kettering via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Kettering is 50 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Kettering without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £30 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Birmingham to Kettering, including transfers.

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

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Birmingham to Kettering train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Kettering is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £30 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Kettering via Leicester in around 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Kettering via Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Kettering
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Single
$17 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Birmingham to Kettering bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Kettering, Bus Interchange station.

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Birmingham to Kettering train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Kettering station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Kettering is 56 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Birmingham to Kettering.

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The nearest airport to Kettering is London Luton (LTN) Airport which is 39 miles away. Other nearby airports include Birmingham (BHX) (42.8 miles), London Stansted (STN) (55 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (65.5 miles) and London City (LCY) (70.5 miles).

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There are 163+ hotels available in Kettering. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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