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

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Train via Bristol Temple Meads  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury

$70 - $132

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Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Swindon National Express
  2. Take the bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Friends Provident X5

$25 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Salisbury

$73 - $110

Train, line 19 bus, bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station 19 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row D1

$58 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Salisbury 122.5 miles

$26 - $40

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Salisbury. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Salisbury, Friends Provident via Swindon, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Salisbury. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Salisbury via Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Salisbury is 98 miles. The road distance is 122.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Salisbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Birmingham to Salisbury, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Salisbury is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Birmingham to Salisbury bus services, operated by Salisbury Reds, arrive at Salisbury, Friends Provident station.

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Birmingham to Salisbury train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Salisbury station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Salisbury.
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  • Distance: 98.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Salisbury via Bristol Temple Meads in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Salisbury via Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station in around 4 h 46 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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 Birmingham New Street to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Swindon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Swindon, Bus Station to Salisbury, Friends Provident
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stoke Gifford, Bristol Parkway Station to Bath City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Bath City Centre, Bus Station to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
First

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Salisbury is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Birmingham to Salisbury.

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