|Distance||100 miles (162 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$54 (€43)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways|
Trains from London to Birmingham cover the 100 miles (162 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $54 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
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Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from London to Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
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There are frequent direct trains from London to Birmingham, with the weekday schedule offering three to four trains an hour for much of the day and evening. Journey times from the capital to the West Midlands range from an hour and 20 minutes, to just over two hours. On Sundays, departures are a little less frequent, with fewer early morning services.
West Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains operate direct rail services from London Euston Station to Birmingham New Street Station. Chiltern Railways provides direct trains from London Marylebone Station to Birmingham Moor Street Station, which is a slightly faster route for most services.
The fastest journey time is on some express services from Euston, taking an hour and 20 minutes, but most trains from Euston take just over two hours to cover the 120-mile route. Chiltern Railways departures from Marylebone take around an hour and 45 minutes for the trip.
At peak times in the mornings and early evenings there are departures every 15 minutes from London to Birmingham, with at least three trains an hour for most of the day. Weekday schedules begin around 5:30 a.m., and end with a final direct service to Birmingham around 11:30 p.m. Sunday departures are less frequent, with a first train from London just before 8:00 a.m.
Departure train station: London Euston The majority of trains to Birmingham from London depart from Euston Station, north of the city center, connected by Underground services from Euston Square and buses from the station terminus. Additional trains leave from Marylebone Station, about a mile west of Euston, with Underground connections from nearby Baker Street.
Arrival train station: Birmingham New Street New Street Station is located on the southern side of the city center, with its own stop on the Midland Metro, taxi ranks and local bus services. It is a ten-minute walk east from New Street to Moor Street Station, where Chiltern Railways services from London arrive.
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There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
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