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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Rochester

$87 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus, line 022 bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the line 022 bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 022 / ...

$25 - $33

2 alternative options

Train via Leighton Buzzard  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leighton Buzzard
  2. Take the train from Luton to Rochester

$63 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Rochester 154.6 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Rochester is to bus and line 022 bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Rochester is to train which takes 2 h 34 min and costs £65 - £100.

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The distance between Birmingham and Rochester is 205 km. The road distance is 247 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Birmingham to Rochester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Rochester via St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Rochester via London Euston and St Pancras International in around 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Rochester via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 5 h 46 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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