Birmingham to Stansted train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

78

Average

96

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.

Cheapest
05:50AMBirmingham New Street2h51 08:41AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
781One-way
06:30AMBirmingham New Street2h51 09:21AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
831One-way
07:30AMBirmingham New Street2h48 10:18AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
891One-way
05:19AMBirmingham New Street3h34 08:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
1091One-way
06:22AMBirmingham New Street3h31 09:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
1091One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
05:19AMBirmingham New Street3h34 08:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
05:50AMBirmingham New Street2h51 08:41AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
06:22AMBirmingham New Street3h31 09:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
06:30AMBirmingham New Street2h51 09:21AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
07:22AMBirmingham New Street3h31 10:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
07:30AMBirmingham New Street2h48 10:18AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

2 h 48 m

Average

3 h 11 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

157 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Stansted without transferring at least once.

Fastest
07:30AMBirmingham New Street2h48 10:18AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
891One-way
05:50AMBirmingham New Street2h51 08:41AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
781One-way
06:30AMBirmingham New Street2h51 09:21AMStansted Mountfitchet
2 transfers
831One-way
06:22AMBirmingham New Street3h31 09:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
1091One-way
07:22AMBirmingham New Street3h31 10:53AMStansted Mountfitchet
1 transfer
1091One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$82 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency34 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. Normally, there are 34 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $82 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to Stansted trains

For as little as $52 (€49) you can travel by train between Birmingham and Stansted with CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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Chiltern Railways

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Stansted for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Birmingham and Stansted. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 97 miles (157 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Birmingham to Stansted train ticket can cost as little as $72 (€67) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets to Stansted from Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Birmingham to Stansted train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 44 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

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 to Stansted from Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Chiltern Railways to Stansted from Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Chiltern Railways train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Birmingham to Stansted train with Chiltern Railways (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Birmingham - Stansted trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Birmingham to Stansted by train is 97 miles (157 km). You can book tickets for this Chiltern Railways train for as low as $72 (€67) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Chiltern Railways tickets from Birmingham to Stansted in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Chiltern Railways Birmingham - Stansted train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: $72

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Stansted

Travel by train to Stansted 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 Stansted.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Birmingham to Stansted trains for as little as $53 (€49)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $82 (€76)  for a train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted.
The Birmingham to Stansted train distance is approximately 97 miles (157 km).
The Birmingham to Stansted train duration is on average 2 h 43 min, which is to be expected when traveling 97 miles (157 km) from Birmingham to Stansted. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the train from Birmingham to Stansted, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Your route can end in train stations such as Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Stansted Airport, located 5 miles (8.1 km) away from the city center.

Take the Birmingham to Stansted train with Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Birmingham and Stansted as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Stansted is 34 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Birmingham to Stansted at 4: 50 AM   or take the last train from Birmingham to Stansted leaving at 8: 10 PM. Look for the latest Birmingham to Stansted train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Birmingham to Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $82 (€76) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Stansted
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 Stansted.
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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.
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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.
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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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