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Train Information between Durham and Birmingham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$82 (€67)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Durham to Birmingham cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 3 h 11 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $73 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $82 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

Train between Durham and Birmingham with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you between Durham and Birmingham from $73 (€60). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket between Durham and Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Durham to Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Durham to Birmingham start at $73 (€60) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train from Durham to Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Durham to Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Durham and Birmingham and when traveling by train:

  • 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 Durham 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 Durham to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Durham to Birmingham?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Durham for as low as $73 (€60)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Durham to Birmingham on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $82 (€67)  for a train ticket from Durham to Birmingham.
What is the distance between Durham and Birmingham by train?
The Durham to Birmingham train distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
How long is the train ride between Durham and Birmingham?
The train time from Durham to Birmingham is on average 3 h 11 min  for the 159 miles (256 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birmingham from Durham by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Durham to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Durham?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Durham   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Durham, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Durham.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Birmingham.

Which train companies can get me from Durham to Birmingham?
For the best Durham to Birmingham train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham from Durham to compare what amenities they may offer.
When does the first train depart from Durham to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Durham to Birmingham?
The earliest train departing from Durham to Birmingham leaves at 8: 53 AM. The last train departing from Durham to Birmingham leaves at 10: 53 AM. You can find the latest Durham to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Durham to Birmingham to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Durham and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $82 (€67) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Durham to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Durham
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Durham is Durham. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Durham for your journey from Durham to Birmingham.