The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Cheapest

$42

Average

$43

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Gloucester will cost around $ 43 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

Cheapest
11:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 12:08PMGloucester
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$421One-way
Cheapest
10:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 11:08AMGloucester
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$421One-way
09:30AMBirmingham New Street0h55 10:25AMGloucester
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$441One-way
08:30AMBirmingham New Street0h53 09:23AMGloucester
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$441One-way
08:12AMBirmingham New Street0h55 09:07AMGloucester
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$441One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Gloucester

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08:12AMBirmingham New Street0h55 09:07AMGloucester
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08:30AMBirmingham New Street0h53 09:23AMGloucester
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09:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 10:08AMGloucester
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09:30AMBirmingham New Street0h55 10:25AMGloucester
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10:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 11:08AMGloucester
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11:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 12:08PMGloucester
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$42Cross Country
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Nov 30
$16Cross Country
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Dec 1
$42Cross Country
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Dec 2
$42Cross Country
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Dec 4
$42Cross Country

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for Nov 29

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

55 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

72 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Gloucester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 72 km distance in an average of 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .

The slowest trains will take 56 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:30AMBirmingham New Street0h53 09:23AMGloucester
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$441One-way
09:30AMBirmingham New Street0h55 10:25AMGloucester
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$441One-way
08:12AMBirmingham New Street0h55 09:07AMGloucester
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$441One-way
11:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 12:08PMGloucester
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$421One-way
10:12AMBirmingham New Street0h56 11:08AMGloucester
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$421One-way

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Train Information from Birmingham to Gloucester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $37 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Gloucester.

Train companies

Birmingham to Gloucester with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you between Birmingham and Gloucester from $16 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Gloucester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Birmingham and Gloucester online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Gloucester as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Gloucester start at $16 (€14) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Birmingham to Gloucester. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Gloucester CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: $16

These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Birmingham and Gloucester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester

There are 28 trains each weekday from Birmingham to Gloucester. All but one of the trains are operated by CrossCountry and the late-night journey is operated by West Midlands Railway. The earliest train leaves at about 6:45 a.m. and the latest train departs at around 11:00 p.m. The journey between Birmingham and Gloucester takes about one hour to complete.

 Birmingham to Gloucester Train Times: Daily departures

The earliest departure each day is at about 6:45 a.m., and the latest at about 11:00 p.m. There are 28 departures each day, with trains leaving every 30 minutes to an hour. CrossCountry offers 12 direct trips from Birmingham to Gloucester and 15 trips requiring one transfer at Cheltenham Spa station. CrossCountry's service is slightly less-frequent on a Sunday, but there are still about 20 trains traversing this route. The daily late-night train offered by West Midlands Railway requires one transfer at Worcester station.

How long is the journey by train from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester take about an hour to complete the journey of about 50 miles. Travelling this distance by car would take about the same time. The late-night trip offered by West Midlands Railway involves an extended transfer and is an overnight trip.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Departure train station: The CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Gloucester depart from Birmingham's New Street station. This station is located directly in the centre of Birmingham's busy pedestrian shopping zone. It also has shops and restaurants on site, plus a substantial car park. Taxis are easily arranged outside the station. Disabled access has been provided, and wheelchairs are available.

The single daily train operated by West Midlands Railway departs from Birmingham's Moor Street station. This station is also central, located on the periphery of the pedestrian shopping zone. It is well-serviced with respect to food and convenience stores, as well as access to taxis. Disabled access is available, and wheelchairs are available on request.

Arrival train station: Gloucester station, at which all trains from Birmingham arrive, is small, with a few shops and basic facilities. There is a car park on site but no taxi rank. Taxis are available but should be arranged beforehand. Provision has been made for disabled access, and wheelchairs are available if required.

 Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Gloucester?

CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway operate trains between Birmingham and Gloucester.

 CrossCountry Birmingham to Gloucester

CrossCountry offers 12 direct trips a day, and 15 trips requiring a transfer at Cheltenham. The earliest train leaves at about 6:45 a.m. each day, and the latest at about 10:15 p.m. Trains leave at intervals of between 30 minutes and an hour. On a Sunday, slightly fewer trains are available, but there are still about 20 departures.

West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Gloucester

West Midlands Railway offers one late-night train trip between Birmingham and Gloucester each day, departing at about 11:00 p.m. The trip involves a transfer at Worcester and is an overnight journey.

Birmingham to Gloucester Trains: Services on board

CrossCountry offers both standard and first-class tickets on this route. First-class tickets secure larger seats that recline, plus a quieter, more spacious coach.  West Midlands Railway offers only standard tickets on its single daily trip.

Both operators allow passengers to travel with one piece of hand luggage and two suitcases. Bicycles, prams and wheelchairs are also allowed on board, as long as they are folded. CrossCountry allows full size bicycles on its less-busy trains. Passengers may have their animals with them on board, as long as the pets are on a lead or in a cage. Two animals per person are allowed free of charge. Additional pets are allowed but are charged at half the usual passenger rate per animal.

Disabled assistance is available on all trains and should be arranged before travel.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Booking online and in advance is wise as it allows comparison of fares across different times of the day, different days, and different operators. Booking in advance often allows the best prices to be secured, as does checking for special discounts on offer. Group discounts can be high as 30% for 10 or more passengers travelling together.

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Birmingham to Gloucester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Gloucester trains for as little as $16 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Birmingham and Gloucester?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Gloucester train to cost on average $37 (€31)  one way.
How far is Gloucester from Birmingham by train?
You should expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km)  between Birmingham and Gloucester by train.
What is the Birmingham to Gloucester train travel time?
On average the Birmingham to Gloucester train time is 55 min  covering the 45 miles (72 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Birmingham to Gloucester depart from? Which Gloucester train station do I come into from Birmingham?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Gloucester.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Gloucester located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Gloucester, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Gloucester.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Gloucester?
For the best Birmingham to Gloucester train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Birmingham and Gloucester to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Birmingham to Gloucester?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day to Gloucester from Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Cross Country. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there between Birmingham and Gloucester?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Birmingham to Gloucester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I buy Birmingham to Gloucester train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Gloucester from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $37 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Gloucester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Gloucester
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Gloucester from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales