There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham by train, bus or car

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 48 min

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

$68 - $113

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

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

$15 - $20

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Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 24 min

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

$68 - $98

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 30 min

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

$78 - $130

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 - £16 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to train which costs £50 - £90 and takes 1 h 48 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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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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 30 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 48 min and costs £50 - £90.

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

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London Paddington Station to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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London Paddington Station to Birmingham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

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 $65 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 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.

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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
$65 - $95
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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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 CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New 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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The nearest airport to Birmingham is Birmingham (BHX) Airport which is 7.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include East Midlands (EMA) (33.9 miles), Manchester (MAN) (63.3 miles), London Luton (LTN) (77.3 miles) and London Heathrow (LHR) (93.7 miles).

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There are 548+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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