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There are 4 ways to get from Newmarket to Birmingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street

$72 - $110

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...

$31 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Central station X5
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street

$45 - $88

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Newmarket to Birmingham 110.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Newmarket to Birmingham is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Newmarket to Birmingham is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newmarket to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Newmarket and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Cambridge Parkside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newmarket to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Newmarket and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Newmarket and Birmingham is 99 miles. The road distance is 110.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Newmarket to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £55 - £85.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Newmarket to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Newmarket to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Newmarket to Birmingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Newmarket to Birmingham is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs £55 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Newmarket to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 99.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Newmarket, England and Birmingham, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Newmarket to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2h 37m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Newmarket to Birmingham once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
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 Cambridge Parkside to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Central station
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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Newmarket to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Newmarket to Birmingham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newmarket to Birmingham is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Newmarket to Birmingham.

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