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There are 4 ways to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Strood

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Bus  •  7h 26m

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

2 alternative options

Train via London  •  5h 41m

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

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford 160.4 miles

Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford by train and walk

The journey time between Sutton Coldfield and Aylesford is around 4h 21m and covers a distance of around 161 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 59m. Services are operated by London Midland, Avanti West Coast, South Eastern Trains Service and others. Typically 127 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 52m
Layover time:
1h 28m
Total time:
4h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 59m
Journey distance:
161 miles
Services per week:
127
Cheapest price:
£62
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford train and walk schedules

Departing Monday, September 27, 2021

Sutton Coldfield → Aylesford
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Aylesford is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Aylesford is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Aylesford is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford. However, there are services departing from Sutton Coldfield and arriving at Aylesford via Birmingham New Street, St Pancras International and Strood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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It is 132 miles from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford. It is approximately 160.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford without a car is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £60 - £200.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford, including transfers.

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Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford is to train which takes 3h 55m and costs £60 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7h 26m.

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Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Strood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford.

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Map of how to get from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford.
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  • Distance: 131.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

What companies run services between Sutton Coldfield, England and Aylesford, England?

You can take a train from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, St Pancras International, and Strood in around 3h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sutton Coldfield to Aylesford via Birmingham, Tesco Express, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, and Gillingham in around 7h 26m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£42 - £48
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£42 - £48
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£15 - £18
Train from Farringdon to Strood
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Gillingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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