There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon

$9 - $14

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop X50 / ...

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 146 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 146 bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) 146
  2. Take the bus from Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) to Stratford-upon-Avon, NatWest Bank X19

$14

Rideshare  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Birmingham to Stratford-Upon-Avon 31.2 miles

$10

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon 31.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon 31.2 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham, Church Centre and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham Moor Street and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon is 22 miles. The road distance is 31.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs .

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The train from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, depart from Birmingham, Church Centre station.

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Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Birmingham Moor Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon is to train which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon bus services, operated by Johnson's Excelbus, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop station.

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Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Stratford-upon-Avon station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon.
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  • Distance: 21.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, Johnson's Excelbus operates a bus from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. National Express also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Church Centre to Stratford-upon-Avon, Mop Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
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 Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Redditch, Bus Station (below Kingfisher Shopping Centre) to Stratford-upon-Avon, NatWest Bank
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Birmingham to Stratford-Upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon is 31 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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