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There are 4 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

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

$65 - $100

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Bus  •  3 h 46 min

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

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Line 205 bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Euston Station 205 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$48 - $113

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Birmingham 116.2 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to train which costs £50 - £75 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Marylebone and arriving at Birmingham Moor Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Birmingham is 100 miles. The road distance is 116.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £50 - £75.

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The train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Paddington Station to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, depart from London Marylebone station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

Chiltern Railways operates a train from London Paddington Station to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Euston Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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London Paddington Station to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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London Paddington Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Chiltern Railways, arrive at Birmingham Moor Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Birmingham is 116 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Birmingham.

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