There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 56 min

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

$98 - $149

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 210 / ...

$35 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, line 724 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
  2. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724

$67 - $98

Train, bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures Ra1

$66 - $92

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 108.6 miles

$23 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport 108.6 miles

$240 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station station and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Birmingham and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 94 miles. The road distance is 108.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £70 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £34 and takes 3 h.

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Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 109 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
RailAir
Website
railair.com
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Reading RailAir (Adj Reading Station RailAir) to Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Terminal 1 Departures
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
railair.com
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 Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$240 - $330

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