There are 5 ways to get from Birmingham to Worcester by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street

$10 - $15

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Rideshare  •  59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Birmingham to Worcestershire 29.5 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) 144

$10

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Worcester 29.3 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Worcester 29.3 miles

$6 - $10

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway and arriving at Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Worcester Foregate Street. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Worcester is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Worcester without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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The train from Birmingham New Street to Worcester Foregate Street takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Birmingham to Worcester bus services, operated by First Worcestershire, depart from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway station.

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Birmingham to Worcester train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Worcester is to train which takes 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Birmingham to Worcester bus services, operated by First Worcestershire, arrive at Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station).

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Birmingham to Worcester train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Worcester Foregate Street station.

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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

West Midlands operates a train from Birmingham to Worcester hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, First Worcestershire operates a bus from Birmingham to Worcester every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First Worcestershire
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Birmingham to Worcestershire
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Birmingham to Worcester
Ave. Duration
36 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 Worcester is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Birmingham to Worcester.

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

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