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

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 36 min

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

$65 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 26 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 44 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Birmingham is to train which costs £50 - £80 and takes 1 h 36 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 train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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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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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 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. 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

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