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

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  1 h 47 min

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

$73 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

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

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 28 min

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

$80 - $133

Train Chiltern Railways  •  2 h 39 min

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

$65 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station 116.7 miles

$25 - $40

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Chiltern Railways
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Birmingham New Street Station is 159 km. The road distance is 187 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £50 - £85.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Paddington and arriving at Birmingham Moor Street. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station. 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 59 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from London Paddington Station to Birmingham New Street Station, including transfers.

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