There are 6 ways to get from Erdington to Smethwick by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Erdington to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Smethwick Rolfe Street

$3 - $5

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Bus, line 87 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Erdington, Machin Rd to Birmingham, The Square Peg X3 / ...
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Birmingham, Colmore Row to Smethwick, Blue Gates 87 / ...

$6

Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Erdington, Six Ways to Rotton Park, Summerfield Park 11C

$10

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erdington to Smethwick 7.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Erdington to Smethwick 7.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Erdington to Smethwick 7.2 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Erdington to Smethwick is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erdington to Smethwick is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erdington to Smethwick. However, there are services departing from Erdington, Machin Rd and arriving at Smethwick, Blue Gates via Birmingham, Colmore Row. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erdington to Smethwick. However, there are services departing from Erdington and arriving at Smethwick Rolfe Street via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Erdington and Smethwick is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Erdington to Smethwick without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £2 - £4.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Erdington to Smethwick, including transfers.

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Erdington to Smethwick bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Erdington, Machin Rd station.

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Erdington to Smethwick train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Erdington station.

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The best way to get from Erdington to Smethwick is to train which takes 41 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can bus and line 87 bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Erdington to Smethwick.
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  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Erdington, England and Smethwick, England?

You can take a train from Erdington to Smethwick via Birmingham New Street in around 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erdington to Smethwick via Birmingham, The Square Peg and Birmingham, Colmore Row in around 51 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Erdington to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
Train from Birmingham New Street to Smethwick Rolfe Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$1 - $2
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Bus operators
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Erdington, Machin Rd to Birmingham, The Square Peg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Colmore Row to Smethwick, Blue Gates
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Erdington, Six Ways to Rotton Park, Summerfield Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Erdington, Machin Rd to Birmingham, Colmore Circus
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Social Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Erdington, Six Ways to Rotton Park, Summerfield Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Uber Birmingham, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Erdington to Smethwick
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$12 - $18
Assist
$12 - $18
UberX
$12 - $18
UberXL
$20 - $28
Exec
$23 - $35
Taxi from Erdington to Smethwick
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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