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The journey of around 200 kilometres from Birmingham to London can be completed between 1.5 - 2.5 hours by bus or train. The fastest travel option is generally the train, offered by Virgin Trains.
National Express offers a regular service from Birmingham to London, available each day and departing at least two times each hour through the majority of the day and early evening. Journeys take around 2.5 hours to travel between Birmingham Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station. Each journey offered is direct between the two cities, with services commencing in the early morning and continuing until just after 9:00 p.m.
Virgin Trains's service departs Birmingham New Street every 20 minutes throughout the day. Travellers can be at London Euston Station in Central London in around 1.5 hours. Journeys begin each morning around 6:00 a.m. and continue until after 11:00 p.m. Chiltern Railways also operate a stopping service between Birmingham and London with a duration of around 2 hours.