There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to King's Cross Station 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston

$65 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Marble Arch National Express

$16 - $20

2 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone

$70 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to King's Cross Station 118.7 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and King's Cross Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to King's Cross Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to King's Cross Station hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and King's Cross Station is 161 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to King's Cross Station is to bus which costs £12 - £15 and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to King's Cross Station is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £50 - £80.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at London Euston. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to King's Cross Station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

The train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston takes 1 h 23 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.