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$53Cross Country
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$69Avanti West Coast
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Train Information between Birmingham and Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$76 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $76 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train companies

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Stansted

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Stansted with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from $50 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Stansted 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 trip and your CrossCountry Birmingham to Stansted train ticket can cost as little as $52 (€42) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Stansted 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!

  • Average Price: $52

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Birmingham and Stansted:

  • 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

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.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Birmingham to Stansted?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Stansted for as low as $50 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Birmingham and Stansted?
The train price from Birmingham to Stansted is on average $76 (€61)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Birmingham to Stansted by train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Stansted is around 97 miles (157 km).
What is the Birmingham to Stansted train travel time?
On average the Birmingham to Stansted train time is 3 h 19 min  covering the 97 miles (157 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Birmingham to Stansted, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Stansted do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

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

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Stansted most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 4 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service between Birmingham and Stansted?
If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Stansted, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Cross Country to get you to Stansted. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Birmingham to Stansted route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Birmingham to Stansted?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Birmingham to Stansted, and you can find a direct train for this route with Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains are there between Birmingham and Stansted a day?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Stansted is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Birmingham to Stansted? What time is the last train from Birmingham to Stansted?
The earliest train departing from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 7: 10 AM. The last train departing from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 10: 30 AM. You can find the latest Birmingham to Stansted train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Birmingham to Stansted train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted is on average $76 (€61) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Stansted from Birmingham available 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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70