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Birmingham to London

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1 suggested route to go from Birmingham to London by train, car, bus

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How to travel from Birmingham to London ?

Trip Birmingham London

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance101 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Birmingham to London? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to London. You just have to specify the departure date to London then let Vivanoda search for you. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To reach your destination from Birmingham, you will travel with London Midland, Virgin Trains, National Express, Blablacar, Southern Railways, MegaBus, CrossCountry or ScotRail by buses, carpooling or trains.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Birmingham to London bus

Are you looking for a bus from Birmingham to London? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Birmingham and London and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to London.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Birmingham and London to offer cheaper fares.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of National Express or MegaBus coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road Birmingham London is already built and shared by others.
  • During the summer, forget the heat wave thanks to the air-conditioning almost all of the Birmingham London coaches are equipped with.
  • The modern buses that you take from Birmingham to London are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and London?

The coach route Birmingham London is operated without changes by the bus companies MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus Birmingham LondonNational Express Birmingham London

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

It is recommended that you arrive at the Birmingham bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'London' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express or MegaBus, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Birmingham

Bus stops at arrival in London

Once the bus has arrived at London, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Train Birmingham to London

Is there a direct train bound for London from Birmingham?

Indeed, the cities of London and Birmingham are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to London and there may be fewer direct trains from Birmingham on certain days. To find the cheapest Birmingham-London train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Birmingham London

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Birmingham-London route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Night train Birmingham London

Night trains are a good opportunity to save a hotel night in London since you can sleep whether in seat or a comfortable spleeping berth.

Birmingham London train companies

There are 4 carriers that operate rail journeys between Birmingham and London: London Midland, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways.
London Midland Birmingham LondonVirgin Trains Birmingham LondonCrossCountry Birmingham LondonChiltern Railways Birmingham London

Railway stations from Birmingham

  • Birmingham International
  • Birmingham New Street
  • Birmingham Moor Street

Railway stations in London

  • London Euston
  • Stansted Airport
  • London Marylebone
  • Balham

Carpool from Birmingham to London

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Birmingham-London car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. This means that when looking for Birmingham-London rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is more a lastminute solution to go to London.

When you book a ride between Birmingham London, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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