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There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Ely
  2. Take the train from Ely to Norwich

$85 - $148

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Norwich Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, station X2 / ...

Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough, Railway Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, station X2 / ...

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Lowestoft 182.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Birmingham  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Norwich (NWI) BHX - NWI

$102 - $441

Train to Manchester, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Norwich (NWI) MAN - NWI

$141 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Lowestoft station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Lowestoft, station via Norwich City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Lowestoft. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Lowestoft via Ely and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Lowestoft is 155 miles. The road distance is 182.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs £75 - £340 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Lowestoft.
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  • Distance: 154.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Lowestoft via Ely and Norwich in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Lowestoft via Norwich Bus Station and Norwich City Centre, Bus Station in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Norwich via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Ely
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Norwich
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $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 Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Peterborough, Railway Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Norwich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Birmingham to Lowestoft bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Lowestoft, station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Lowestoft is 182 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Birmingham to Lowestoft.

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Air France, Loganair, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Norwich Airport.

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There are 427+ hotels available in Lowestoft. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £29.

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