There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 48 min

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

$73 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

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

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$73 - $113

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street

$82 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Birmingham 116.2 miles

$24 - $40

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Birmingham, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Birmingham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 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 Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Paddington Station to Birmingham?

The distance between London Paddington Station and Birmingham is 159 km. The road distance is 186 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham?

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham?

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £50 - £90.

Is there a direct train between London Paddington Station and Birmingham?

No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Paddington Station and Birmingham?

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Birmingham via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham?

It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham, including transfers.

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