Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:38AM3h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1461One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:11AM3h40
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:51AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1751One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
05:41AM2h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:26AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1751One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Great Western Railway
05:11AM3h40
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:51AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
05:38AM3h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:41AM2h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:26AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

2 h 45 m

Average

3 h 11 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

189 km

It's difficult to get from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
05:41AM2h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:26AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1751One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:38AM3h10
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1461One-way
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:11AM3h40
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:51AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1751One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Southern, West Midlands Trains, Great Western Rail, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Southern, West Midlands Trains, Great Western Rail, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $46 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $94 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) trains

Travel to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) from $50 (€44) with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train information with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $79

FAQs: Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as $46 (€40) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is $94 (€82); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train travel time is 2 h 25 min   for the 117 mile (189 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 4: 38 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 9: 13 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Southern, West Midlands Trains, Great Western Rail, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Birmingham New Street (BHM). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
When taking a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM), you can count on Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Chiltern Railways, Southern, West Midlands Trains, Great Western Rail, East Midlands Trains or Thameslink for the best way to get you to Birmingham New Street (BHM). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 13 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) 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.

A trip to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) including taking a train or bus.

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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