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There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Ludlow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Ludlow

$27 - $60

4 alternative options

Train, line 292 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
  2. Take the line 292 bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Cooperative Store 292

Line 9 bus, line 125 bus, line 292 bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Birmingham, Colmore Row to Stourbridge Bus Station 9
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Stourbridge Bus Station to Bewdley, Load Street 125
  3. Take the line 292 bus from Bewdley, Load Street to Ludlow, Cooperative Store 292

Taxi  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Ludlow 41.6 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Ludlow 41.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Ludlow is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Ludlow is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Birmingham, Colmore Row and arriving at Ludlow, Cooperative Store via Stourbridge Bus Station and Bewdley, Load Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Ludlow. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Ludlow via Shrewsbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Ludlow is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Ludlow without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £20 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Birmingham to Ludlow, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Ludlow bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Birmingham, Colmore Row station.

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Birmingham to Ludlow train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Ludlow is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £20 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 125 bus and line 292 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Ludlow.
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  • Distance: 35.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Ludlow via Shrewsbury in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Ludlow via Stourbridge Bus Station and Bewdley, Load Street in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Shrewsbury to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $16
First Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Snow Hill to Kidderminster
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
R & B Travel
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Kidderminster, Bus Station to Ludlow, Cooperative Store
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Bewdley, Load Street to Ludlow, Cooperative Store
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
traveline.info
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Colmore Row to Stourbridge Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham to Ludlow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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Birmingham to Ludlow bus services, operated by R & B Travel, arrive at Ludlow, Cooperative Store station.

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Birmingham to Ludlow train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Ludlow station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Ludlow is 42 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Birmingham to Ludlow.

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