There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Waterloo Station by train, bus, rideshare or car

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 40 min

$72 - $111

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 43 min

  1. 119.2 miles

$9 - $27

3 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 5 min

$70 - $103

Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. National Express

$16 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. 119.8 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Waterloo Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Birmingham to Waterloo Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Waterloo Station hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Birmingham to London
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Waterloo Station is 163 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £7 - £20 and takes 2 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Waterloo Station is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £50 - £85.

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Waterloo Station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Waterloo, Westminster BridgeCounty Hall via Marble Arch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Birmingham to Waterloo Station, including transfers.