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Train Information to London from Birmingham

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham to London cover the 100 miles (162 km) long route taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in London Victoria.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Birmingham and London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Chiltern Railways tickets from Birmingham to London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Chiltern Railways train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 100 miles (162 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Chiltern Railways train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Birmingham to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Chiltern Railways Birmingham to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with Chiltern Railways!

    When you buy your Chiltern Railways train tickets between Birmingham and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • 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 London

    When traveling in the United Kingdom, taking a train is a popular and comfortable means of transport. The rail network is extensive and connects different cities all around the country. Birmingham and London are approximately 126 miles (203km) apart and taking a train is the fastest way to travel between the two locations. The trains take around one hour and 40 minutes to complete the trip, and travelers can choose from more than 100 trains that make the route daily.

    Birmingham to London Train time: Daily departures

    The Birmingham-London route is popular with commuters. Around five trains leave Birmingham every hour, especially during rush hours. On a regular day, at least 100 trains make the journey. The earliest trains start their trips around 5:00 a.m. while the latest trains start their trips around 11:30 p.m.

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

    While the average travel time varies greatly depending on the train and the operator, most trains take around one hour and 40 minutes to complete the trip. On the fastest train from Birmingham to London, the journey may take about one hour and 20 minutes. The slowest trains take around two hours. Fortunately, the journey is direct, so travelers can avoid making changes along the way.

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

    Departure train station: A train from Birmingham to London may start its journey from any of the three major train stations in the city. Moor Street station and New Street railway stations are approximately 480 meters and from the city center, but in opposite directions of each other. Snow Hill is around 160 meters from the city center. New Street has recent refurbishments, but all stations have access to facilities such as ticket machines, bathrooms, waiting rooms, restaurants, shops, and public telephones.

    Arrival train station: The trains from Birmingham complete their trips at the London Marylebone or London Euston station. The Marylebone station is approximately 25 minutes to the city center, while London Euston is 11 minutes away from Central London. Travelers can use buses to reach the city center, in either case. Some of the facilities at the stations include waiting rooms, restrooms, baby changing facilities, ticket offices, ATMs, and public WiFi. Both stations are wheelchair accessible and it is possible to book station assistance 24 hours in advance. 

    Which train companies travel from Birmingham to London?

    There are three train companies operating from Birmingham to London: Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, and West Midlands Railways. All the providers offer direct trains between the cities throughout the week. The schedules are usually available at least two months in advance for travelers to make early bookings.

    Chiltern Railways Birmingham to London

    Chiltern Railways provides at least 30 trains from Birmingham to London. The trains are available every day as early as around 5:15 a.m. and as late as 11:30 p.m. The trains travel at 100 mph (160 kph) and arrive in London from Birmingham in around one hour and 45 minutes.

    Virgin Trains Birmingham to London

    Around 70 trains by Virgin Trains travel from Birmingham to London every day. The trains start their trips early in the morning, around 5:30 a.m., while the last trains leave the station around 11:00 p.m. The trains travel fast, at 125 mph (200 kph).

    West Midlands Railway Birmingham to London

    West Midlands Railway provides around 50 daily trains from Birmingham to London. The trains travel at speeds above 110 mph (177 kph). The first trains leave Birmingham around 5:30 a.m. while the last trains depart around 10:30 p.m.

    Birmingham to London Trains: Services on Board

    The trains have comfortable seats, cup holders, air conditioning, toilets, free WiFi, plug sockets, and spacious tables. Chiltern Railways offers standard classes onboard, but passengers can upgrade to business class for maximum comfort. Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway have first and second class cabins. Foldable bikes are allowed on board as long as they don't pose harm to other passengers. Fully assembled bikes aren't allowed on Chiltern Railways trains unless it a weekend or public holiday. The other operators allow full bikes with prior booking and outside the rush hours. Passengers can bring their furry friends on Chiltern Railways trains for free. Each traveler is allowed two dogs on a lead and small pets inside suitable containers no bigger than 85 x 60 x 60 cm. Guide dogs are welcome for free. Passengers with disabilities can either travel in wheelchair dedicated spaces or use onboard seats. There is also dedicated assistance for any person with disability.

    How can I find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to London?

    To find a cheap train from Birmingham to London, travelers can book early. The train operators release their schedules at least two months in advance. Varying the travel dates is also a great way to save a bit of money. Travelers should compare different providers during peak hours and peak travel seasons.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Birmingham to London
    Travel by train to London easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to London.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains between Birmingham and London cost?
    Train tickets between Birmingham and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $25 (€20)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Birmingham and London?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to London train price to come in at an average of $34 (€28)  one way.
    How far is Birmingham to London by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to London from Birmingham by train to be approximately 100 miles (162 km).
    How long is the train between Birmingham and London?
    On average the Birmingham to London train time is 2 h 11 min  covering the 100 miles (162 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 London depart from? Which London train station do I come into from Birmingham?

    When taking a train from Birmingham, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to London Victoria.

    Where do I find the Birmingham train station to London? Where is the London train station?

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

    The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of London.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Birmingham to London?
    For the best Birmingham to London train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Birmingham to London to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I book a direct train from Birmingham to London?
    Yes, there are 51 direct trains per day from Birmingham to London, and you can find a direct train for this trip with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    How many train services are there between Birmingham and London a day?
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for London is 51 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Birmingham to London? When is the last train from Birmingham to London?
    You can take the earliest train from Birmingham to London at 7: 14 AM   or take the last train from Birmingham to London leaving at 8: 14 AM. Look for the latest Birmingham to London train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How early should I purchase train tickets from Birmingham to London to score the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket from Birmingham to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Birmingham to London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    London
    Birmingham Moor Street
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    Birmingham New Street
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    Birmingham Snow Hill
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