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There are 3 ways to get from Birmingham to York by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to York

$60 - $95

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to York National Express

$14 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to York 133.7 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to York is to bus which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to York is to train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at York. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at York. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and York is 108 miles. The road distance is 133.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to York without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £45 - £75.

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The train from Birmingham New Street to York takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to York is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to York.
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  • Distance: 108.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to York hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to York once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to York
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Birmingham to York bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at York station.

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Birmingham to York train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to York is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Birmingham to York.

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