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

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Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$49 - $72

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Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Northampton National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Kettering, Bus Interchange X4 / ...

Train, bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Northampton
  2. Take the bus from Northampton, Rail Station approach road to Northampton Bus Interchange 9A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Kettering, Bus Interchange X4 / ...

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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Kettering, Bus Interchange via Northampton Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 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 48 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 48 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Birmingham to Kettering, including transfers.

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

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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 48 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Kettering.
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  • Distance: 50.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 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 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Kettering via Northampton and Northampton Bus Interchange in around 2 h 47 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
22 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 - $26
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
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
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 Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Rail Station approach road to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Rail Station approach road to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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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