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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 13 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

395 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to start from $63 with an average ticket price of $89.

The fastest train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to takes 4h 13m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 45m and covers a distance of 395 km.

18 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for every day with 17 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
06:52PM4h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
11:05PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$631One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:52PM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$751One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:52AM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
01:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
12:52PM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
05:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1141One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:52AM4h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
03:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1141One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance245 miles (395 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$140 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 245 miles (395 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $140 (€121), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) trains

Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express trains will get you to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from $32 (€27). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: $211

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as $53 (€46) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is $140 (€121); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is 4 h 6 min   to travel the 245 mile (395 km) long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 6: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 6: 52 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 52 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train is March.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles (12 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

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