There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Birmingham by train, bus 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  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$73 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

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

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Line 2 bus, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from West Norwood Bus Garage to Marylebone Station 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill

$71 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Birmingham 127.5 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Birmingham is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Birmingham is to train which costs £55 - £95 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Birmingham is 108 miles. The road distance is 127.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Croydon to Birmingham, including transfers.

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Croydon to Birmingham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators

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