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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 42 min

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

$46 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to Northampton National Express
  2. Take the bus from North Gate Bus Station to Kettering, Police Station X4

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 17 min

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

$32 - $64

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Kettering 55.7 miles

$12 - $18

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 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Kettering via Northampton and North Gate Bus Station in around 2 h 49 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
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $27
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 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Gate Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Gate Bus Station to Kettering, Police Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Birmingham to Kettering?

The distance between Birmingham and Kettering is 80 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering?

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Kettering is to drive which takes 57 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Birmingham and Kettering?

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 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Birmingham and Kettering?

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Kettering, Police Station via North Gate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Kettering?

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Birmingham to Kettering, including transfers.