Flights, Trains, Buses, Drive

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$25 | 2h 49min Bus$25 | 2h 49min Bus16 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$231
    4h 23min · 395 lb of CO2
  2. Train$65
    2h 51min · 32 lb of CO2
  3. Bus$32
    3h 30min · 20 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$13
    1h 59min · 23 lb of CO2

CWL airport Flights

bus tickets from CWL to BHX

$231 · 4h 23min
Various airlines
About $231
Travel Duration
4h 23min

CWL airport Trains

train tickets from Cardiff to Water Orton

$65 · 2h 51min
Train Tickets
About $65
Travel Duration
2h 51min

train tickets from Cardiff to Coleshill Parkway

$65 · 2h 59min
Train Tickets
About $65
Travel Duration
2h 59min

train tickets from Cathays to Water Orton

$71 · 3h 2min
Train Tickets
About $71
Travel Duration
3h 2min

train tickets from Cathays to Coleshill Parkway

$65 · 2h 53min
Train Tickets
About $65
Travel Duration
2h 53min

CWL airport Buses

bus tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham

$32 · 3h 30min
Various bus companies
About $32
Travel Duration
3h 30min

bus tickets from Bridgend to Birmingham

$27 · 3h 12min
Various bus companies
About $27
Travel Duration
3h 12min

bus tickets from Cardiff to Coventry

$34 · 3h 48min
Various bus companies
About $34
Travel Duration
3h 48min

bus tickets from Caerphilly to Birmingham

$25 · 2h 49min
Various bus companies
About $25
Travel Duration
2h 49min

Drive from CWL airport

Driving from CWL to BHX

$13 · 1h 59min

It's 100 miles between CWL to BHX. On a typical day, it might take between 1h 59min and 2h 5min from CWL to BHX under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 11min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to BHX by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $13.

Our recommendation to BHX

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from CWL to BHX?

For short-haul trips, it's best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to BHX. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

CWL to BHX Birmingham - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from CWL to BHX. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to BHX is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the CWL/BHX buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from CWL is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between CWL and BHX during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from CWL to BHX? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of BHX traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to BHX is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

How long does it take from CWL to BHX by car?

The total distance between CWL and BHX is 100 miles and will take you about 1 hour 59 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $13.

Travel companies on this route

Great Western Railway
Train company
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