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There are 5 ways to get from Telford to Birmingham by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Telford Central to Birmingham New Street

$11 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  52 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dawley to Birmingham 36.1 miles

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus  •  55 min

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

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Telford to Birmingham 34.4 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Telford to Birmingham 34.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Telford to Birmingham is to rideshare which costs £4 - £5 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Telford to Birmingham is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Telford and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Telford Central and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Telford and Birmingham is 27 miles. The road distance is 34.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Telford to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs £8 - £25.

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The train from Telford Central to Birmingham New Street takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Telford to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Telford station.

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Telford to Birmingham train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Telford Central station.

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The best way to get from Telford to Birmingham is to train which takes 37 min and costs £8 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Telford to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 26.9 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Arriva Trains Wales operates a train from Telford to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 37 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Telford to Birmingham twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Telford Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Telford Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
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 Telford to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dawley to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Telford to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190

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

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Telford to Birmingham train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Telford to Birmingham is 34 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Telford to Birmingham.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Telford and Birmingham. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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