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There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Darlington

$82 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$17 - $23

2 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  4 h 45 min

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

$94 - $143

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Middlesbrough 176.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £60 - £100.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £60 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Middlesbrough.
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  • Distance: 148.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Middlesbrough hourly. 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 30 min.

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
Hourly
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 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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
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 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Birmingham to Middlesbrough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Middlesbrough station.

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Birmingham to Middlesbrough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Darlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Middlesbrough is 176 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Birmingham to Middlesbrough.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Middlesbrough. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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