Birmingham to London Train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

33

Average

52

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.

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08:33AMBirmingham New Street1h57 10:30AMLondon Euston
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331One-way
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08:33AMBirmingham New Street2h09 10:42AMLondon Euston
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331One-way
08:50AMBirmingham New Street1h25 10:15AMLondon Euston
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591One-way
08:25AMBirmingham Moor Street2h11 10:36AMLondon Marylebone
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641One-way
08:30AMBirmingham New Street1h27 09:57AMLondon Euston
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721One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
08:25AMBirmingham Moor Street2h11 10:36AMLondon Marylebone
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08:30AMBirmingham New Street1h27 09:57AMLondon Euston
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08:33AMBirmingham New Street1h57 10:30AMLondon Euston
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08:33AMBirmingham New Street2h09 10:42AMLondon Euston
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08:50AMBirmingham New Street1h25 10:15AMLondon Euston
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

1 h 49 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

163 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:50AMBirmingham New Street1h25 10:15AMLondon Euston
0 transfers
591One-way
08:30AMBirmingham New Street1h27 09:57AMLondon Euston
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721One-way
08:33AMBirmingham New Street1h57 10:30AMLondon Euston
1 transfer
331One-way
08:33AMBirmingham New Street2h09 10:42AMLondon Euston
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331One-way
08:25AMBirmingham Moor Street2h11 10:36AMLondon Marylebone
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641One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to London

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency77 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 77 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to London cover the 100 miles (162 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 57 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or London Midland. Normally, there are 77 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $21 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in London Victoria.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to London trains

For as little as $14 (€13) you can travel by train to London from Birmingham with CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry
Chiltern Railways

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

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and London on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Birmingham to London train schedule from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 100 miles (162 km) route from Birmingham to London, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to London from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the CrossCountry train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to London from Birmingham and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Birmingham and London with CrossCountry!

    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.

    Looking to travel by train from Birmingham to London? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with Chiltern Railways. Check Omio to see current Chiltern Railways train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Birmingham to London train and book Chiltern Railways tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Birmingham to London, you can expect to travel 100 miles (162 km) one-way with Chiltern Railways. If you search for trains from Birmingham to London in the Omio app, you can check if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Chiltern Railways, we do the work for you to get you safely to London from Birmingham. Book that perfect Birmingham to London train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Chiltern Railways!

    Train information from Birmingham to London with Chiltern Railways:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
    • Chiltern Railways frequency: 24 a day

    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
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Birmingham and London for the next 7 days starting from $14 (€13)  one way.
    The Birmingham to London train ticket price is on average $21 (€21)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Birmingham to London by train to be approximately 100 miles (162 km).
    The train time to London from Birmingham is on average 1 h 57 min  for the 100 miles (162 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in London Victoria.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

    For the route from Birmingham to London you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or London Midland. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Birmingham and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 77 direct trains a day to London from Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. 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.
    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for London is 77 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Birmingham to London at 4: 33 AM. The last train from Birmingham to London that you can take departs at 10: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    If you purchase the Birmingham to London train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $21 (€21). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to London from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    London
    Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to London.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    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
    Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Birmingham International
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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