London to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from London to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:23AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$361One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:16AM1h32
London Euston (EUS)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$601One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:10AM1h17
London Euston (EUS)
09:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$691One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:40AM1h16
London Euston (EUS)
09:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$691One-way
0 transfers
Chiltern Railways
08:07AM1h58
London Marylebone (MYB)
10:05AMBirmingham Moor Street (BMO)
$861One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from London to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, June 21
Chiltern Railways
08:07AM1h58
London Marylebone (MYB)
10:05AMBirmingham Moor Street (BMO)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:10AM1h17
London Euston (EUS)
09:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:16AM1h32
London Euston (EUS)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:23AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
10:44AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:40AM1h16
London Euston (EUS)
09:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM1h52
London Euston (EUS)
10:38AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Fastest Journey

1 h 16 m

Average

1 h 42 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

163 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:40AM1h16
London Euston (EUS)
09:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$691One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:10AM1h17
London Euston (EUS)
09:27AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$691One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:16AM1h32
London Euston (EUS)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$601One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM1h52
London Euston (EUS)
10:38AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$1361One-way
1 transfer
Chiltern Railways
08:07AM1h58
London Marylebone (MYB)
10:05AMBirmingham Moor Street (BMO)
$861One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Birmingham

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 23 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry or Great Western Rail

Trains from London to Birmingham cover the 100 miles (162 km) long route taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $38 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways and Virgin Trains from London to Birmingham trains

You can travel by train to Birmingham from London with West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways and Virgin Trains for as low as $14 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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 to Birmingham with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14

FAQs: Trains from London to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Birmingham 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 to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Birmingham can start from as little as $14 (€13) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Birmingham is $38 (€33); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between London and Birmingham is on average 1 h 32 min   for the 100 mile (162 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Birmingham leaves at 5: 43 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Birmingham leaves at 11: 30 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Birmingham without having to change trains with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. There are 23 direct trains from London to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from London to Birmingham, you can count on West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, CrossCountry or Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Birmingham from London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 30 PM.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your journey in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (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 day trip to Birmingham from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 32 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Birmingham by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London and Birmingham including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Birmingham

London
Birmingham
London Waterloo is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
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
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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