There are 4 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 36 min

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

$45 - $110

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Bus  •  3 h 23 min

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

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill

$68 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Birmingham 118.6 miles

$25 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Euston and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Birmingham is 101 miles. The road distance is 118.6 miles.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs .

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The train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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King's Cross Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 23 min.

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King's Cross Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between King's Cross Station to Birmingham is 119 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from King's Cross Station to Birmingham.

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There are 566+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 100.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Birmingham, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from King's Cross Station to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. West Midlands also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station 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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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