Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for Apr 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 8 m

Average

4 h 20 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

406 km

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to start from $54 with an average ticket price of $127.

The fastest train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to takes 4h 8m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 20m and covers a distance of 406 km.

5 trains that leave Glasgow Central (GLC) for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Avanti West Coast
06:34PM4h18
Glasgow Central (GLC)
10:52PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$541One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:55AM4h11
Glasgow Central (GLC)
04:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1061One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
04:38PM4h31
Glasgow Central (GLC)
09:09PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1581One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
02:34PM4h32
Glasgow Central (GLC)
07:06PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1581One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
01:55PM4h08
Glasgow Central (GLC)
06:03PMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1581One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance252 miles (406 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express

Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 252 miles (406 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $49 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $100 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) trains

For as little as $49 (€44) you can travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Glasgow Central (GLC) and Birmingham New Street (BHM). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: $613
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow Central (GLC) 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 Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as $49 (€44) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is $100 (€88); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train travel time is 4 h 6 min   for the 252 mile (406 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 5: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 6: 34 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or TransPennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Glasgow Central (GLC) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 34 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 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.

The cheapest month for a train from Glasgow Central (GLC) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Glasgow Central (GLC) including taking a train, bus or flight.

Trains departing from Glasgow Central

Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
Distance from Glasgow Central to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Glasgow International Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take the 500 Airport Express shuttle bus, running every 10 minutes directly to the airport. The journey lasts about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
There is an ATM machine located on the concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are available outside opposite the Gordon Street exit | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis can be located on Gordon Street.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage storage facilities are located near Platform 1 operated by Excess Baggage Co.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Krispy Kreme | Gordon St Coffee | Starbucks | Upper Crust | The Beer House | Patisserie Valerie | Alston Bar & Beef
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
There is a customer service center in the station located next to the ticket office.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station via elevators and ramps for train access. There are also escalators.

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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