Birmingham is the second most populous city after London in the UK. It is located in the West Midlands of England and its popular commercial centre which has a number of business passengers travelling in and out of the city every day.
For tourists visiting London, Birmingham is a perfect weekend gateway. The city is home to several delightful authentic museums, absolutely amazing amusement options and sports centres. The distance between London and Birmingham is roughly about 120 miles.
To travel from the capital to Birmingham, you can use of the following means of transport.
Throughout the day there are frequent Trains that connect Birmingham to Central London. Trains start from London Euston station and take you right into the heart of the city to the New Street station. The journey duration between the two places is about 90 minutes. One way ticket from London to Birmingham could cost you about £6.00 GBP.
Buses from Victoria station in Central London to Birmingham Central coach station run at a frequency of 30 minutes. Coaches take longer than trains and a round ticket costs about £24.00 GBP. Coaches offer a comfortable drive between the two cities and the drive is a real treat to the eyes. However the major drawback of the picturesque ride is the time taken to travel which is more than 2 hours. Apart from public buses a number of coach services such as Megabus and National Express Coach run between the two cities frequently.
Taxis and minicabs are the most preferred way of shuttling between the cities. Minicabs are booked online through portals and payment is made through your Credit or Debit card. Minicabs offer 30 minutes of free waiting time and free rescheduling of your pick up in case of delays. Taxis can be hired on the go in both cities with ease and are a great way to enjoy the beauty of the two cities clubbed with great comfort and safety.