Croydon to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

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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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08:21AMCroydon3h46 12:07PMBirmingham
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Train schedule from Croydon to Birmingham

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Fastest train times from Croydon to Birmingham

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Fastest Journey

3 h 46 m

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3 h 46 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

174 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Croydon for Birmingham every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:21AMCroydon3h46 12:07PMBirmingham
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Overview: Train from Croydon to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency63 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersChiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink

Trains from Croydon to Birmingham cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 63 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $56 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Southern, Thameslink and Chiltern Railways from Croydon to Birmingham trains

Southern, Thameslink and Chiltern Railways trains will get you between Croydon and Birmingham from $56 (€50). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

If you're looking for cheap Chiltern Railways tickets from Croydon to Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way Croydon to Birmingham train ticket prices starting as low as $56 (€50) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Birmingham from Croydon by showing you the latest Chiltern Railways offers, train schedules and tickets for this 107 miles (173 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Chiltern Railways. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets from Croydon to Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Croydon to Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Chiltern Railways so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $56

Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Birmingham from Croydon with Southern! As an official travel partner of Southern, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Southern, compare the best routes to Birmingham from Croydon as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Southern Croydon to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for Southern tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Croydon to Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 107 miles (173 km) journey to Birmingham from Croydon with ease and comfort on a train with Southern.

Southern from Croydon to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 16 min
  • Southern frequency: 1 a day

One of the best ways to travel between Croydon and Birmingham is by taking a train with Thameslink. Omio helps you find the ideal Thameslink train to Birmingham from Croydon by showing you Thameslink current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Croydon to Birmingham journey. You can expect to travel 107 miles (173 km) to Birmingham from Croydon on a train with Thameslink. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Birmingham from Croydon, you can check straight away if the Thameslink 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thameslink train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Birmingham from Croydon!

Train information from Croydon to Birmingham with Thameslink:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Thameslink frequency: 63 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Croydon to Birmingham

Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Croydon to Birmingham.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Croydon to Birmingham to cost as little as $56 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Croydon to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of $56 (€50)  one way.
The Croydon to Birmingham train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
On average the Croydon to Birmingham train time is 4 h 6 min  covering the 107 miles (173 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Croydon, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from East Croydon   to Birmingham New Street.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from East Croydon and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from this train station to the city center.

For the trip from Croydon to Birmingham you can take a train with Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Croydon to Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 63 trains a day from Croydon to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Croydon to Birmingham train departs at 7: 08 AM   and the last train from Croydon to Birmingham leaves at 8: 56 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Croydon to Birmingham on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Croydon and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $56 (€50) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Croydon to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Croydon
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East Croydon is the most popular Croydon 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 Croydon for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for East Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stop B5 in Station Road Due to ongoing works, the stops for Rail Replacement bus services at West Croydon bus station are subject to regular change. Please check with local staff if intending to use this service.
Metro: London Trams (formerly Tramlink) services to Elmers End, Beckenham Junction and New Addington via East Croydon
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