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There are 6 ways to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Kettering to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street

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Bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Northampton Bus Interchange X4
  2. Take the bus from Northampton to Birmingham Airport National Express

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Bus, train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Northampton Bus Interchange X4
  2. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham International

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 48.3 miles

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) 48.3 miles

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from Kettering to Birmingham Airport 48.3 miles

Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) by train

The train journey time between Kettering and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. Operated by East Midlands Railways, CrossCountry, London Midland and others, the Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train service departs from Kettering and arrives in Birmingham International. Typically 243 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

243 Weekly Trains
1h 50m Average Duration
£48 Cheapest Price
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Kettering → Birmingham Airport (BHX)
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The cheapest way to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Kettering, Bus Interchange and arriving at Birmingham Airport via Northampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX). However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Birmingham International via Leicester and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Kettering and Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 43 miles. The road distance is 48.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £45 - £230.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX), including transfers.

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Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by Stagecoach Midlands, depart from Kettering, Bus Interchange station.

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Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Kettering station.

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The best way to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £45 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 3h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX).
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  • Distance: 42.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Kettering, England and Birmingham Airport (BHX), England?

You can take a train from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Leicester and Birmingham New Street in around 1h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) via Northampton Bus Interchange and Northampton in around 3h 24m.

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Northampton to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £18
Bus operators
Stagecoach Midlands
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Midlands
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to Birmingham Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Premier Taxis Kettering
Phone
+44 1536 484 484
Website
premiertaxisltd.org.uk
Kings Cabs Kettering
Phone
+44 1536 500 223
Website
kingscabs.co.uk
Ace Taxis Kettering
Phone
+44 1536 525 252
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Kettering to Birmingham Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Airport station.

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Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX) is 48 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Kettering to Birmingham Airport (BHX).

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