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Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:26AM2h18
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:03AM2h41
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
09:03AM2h41
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:36AM2h38
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:14AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:50AM1h37
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$941One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
West Midlands Railway
08:03AM2h41
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:20AM1h36
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:26AM2h18
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:36AM2h38
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:14AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:50AM1h37
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
09:03AM2h41
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 36 m

Average

2 h 15 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

161 km

It's difficult to get from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:20AM1h36
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1011One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:50AM1h37
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$941One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:26AM2h18
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:36AM2h38
London Kings Cross (KGX)
11:14AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:03AM2h41
London Kings Cross (KGX)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$411One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 99 miles (160 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from London Kings Cross and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) trains

You can travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

Train information from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with West Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 12 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17

FAQs: Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Kings Cross (KGX) 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 London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is $37 (€32); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train travel time is 1 h 41 min   for the 99 mile (160 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 6: 03 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 8: 21 PM.
Yes, there are 23 direct trains a day from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Birmingham New Street (BHM). Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
For the best London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, East Midlands Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London Kings Cross (KGX) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 21 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Kings Cross, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.6 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 day trip to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from London Kings Cross (KGX) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 41 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Kings Cross (KGX) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train is May.
You have options as you can travel between London Kings Cross (KGX) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from London Kings Cross

Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
Distance from London Kings Cross to city center
2.2 miles (3.6 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London City Airport
9 miles (14 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 30 minutes. Take the Southeastern line from St Pancras International to Stratford International, then take the DLR line to the airport.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free, unlimited Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platforms 11 and 10, just past Caffé Nero.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi rank is situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are located at the taxi rank situated on Pancras Road just outside of the station. The taxi rank is located outside the station on Pancras Road. There is a help point at the taxi rank that can be used to request disability assistance. All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair.
Lockers
Lockers
Located by the entrance of Platform 9 provided by Excess Baggage Co, open daily from 08: 00 until 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Cafes, bars, kiosks, restaurants, delicatessens, confectioners, groceries, food and drink to eat in or take away. Clothes, stationery, flowers, photo processing, mobile phones, bureau de change, shoe repairs, key cutting, Pharmacy and prescriptions, optician, fitness, health and beauty services.
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Giraffe World Kitchen | Black Sheep Coffee | Hotel Chocolat | Leon | Pret a Manger | Wasabi | & more
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access in the whole station to all platforms. There are elevators between the concourse and Mezzanine and London Underground ticket hall.

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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