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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1 h 25 m
1 h 49 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||100 miles (162 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$21 (€21)|
|Train frequency||77 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 77 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti 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.
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 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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