There are 8 ways to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington

$83 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Middlesbrough National Express

$17 - $23

6 alternative options

Train via Leeds  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Middlesbrough

$90 - $134

Bus Megabus UK  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Meadowhall Interchange M34 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge M35

$40 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Middlesbrough 176.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Birmingham to Durham  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Durham (MME) BHX - MME

$110 - $478

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Heworth to Middlesbrough

$112 - $286

Fly Birmingham to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Darlington

$86 - $345

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Middlesbrough is 148 miles. The road distance is 176.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Middlesbrough. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Middlesbrough. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Middlesbrough via Darlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Middlesbrough every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Middlesbrough 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Durham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Edinburgh to Darlington
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange to Middlesbrough, Bus Station Express Lounge
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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