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Trip Reading Birmingham

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Reading to Birmingham


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How to get from Reading to Birmingham?

We are suggesting 11 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Reading Birmingham. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Reading Birmingham by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Reading and Birmingham on a map as well as the route Reading Birmingham and the different connecting points (Birmingham International Railway Station, Birmingham New Street Railway Station, Birmingham Coach Station, Birmingham Airport Coach Station, Birmingham Moor Street Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Reading Birmingham

For your trip from Reading (England, United Kingdom) to Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 81 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Reading Birmingham is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Birmingham leave from Reading railway station in Reading. Arrival in Birmingham will take place at Birmingham International station (8.1 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Reading-Birmingham.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Reading Birmingham only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Oxford-Birmingham.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Oxford. The bus will drop you off at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Oxford bus station (0.6 mi from Oxford) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Birmingham.

Which carriers to travel between Reading and Birmingham?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Reading-Birmingham with the train from Reading railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham International at arrival (8.1 mi from centre)
Chiltern Railways transports passengers on a rail line from Banbury to Birmingham with the train which leaves Banbury station to arrive at Birmingham Moor Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
London Midland operates the train journey Leamington Spa-Birmingham with the train from Leamington Spa railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Birmingham Moor Street at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
First Great Western provides a rail connection from Reading to Oxford with the train which leaves Reading station to arrive at Oxford railway station (England United Kingdom)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Banbury in Banbury and to the one of Birmingham (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Oxford (serving Oxford bus station at 0.6 mi from centre) and the city of Birmingham where the coach will drop you off at Birmingham station situated at about 0.5 mi from Birmingham city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Reading-Birmingham (81.4 mi)

Stop cities from Reading or cities to visit near Birmingham

When travelling from Birmingham to Reading by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Oxford located at 24 mi from Reading and 58 mi away from Birmingham, Banbury situated at 45 mi from Reading and at approximately 38 mi from Birmingham, Leamington Spa located at 63 mi from Reading and 21 mi away from Birmingham (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Birmingham or back to Reading, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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