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The cheapest trains

from London
to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

$16

Average

$69

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Birmingham will cost around $ 69 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.

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08:13London Euston2h00 10:13Birmingham New Street
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$161One-way
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08:22London Euston2h19 10:41Birmingham New Street
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$261One-way
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08:14London Marylebone1h48 10:02Birmingham Snow Hill
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$671One-way
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08:23London Euston1h22 09:45Birmingham New Street
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$1111One-way
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08:03London Euston1h21 09:24Birmingham New Street
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$1221One-way

Train Times

London to Birmingham

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08:03London Euston1h21 09:24Birmingham New Street
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08:13London Euston2h00 10:13Birmingham New Street
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08:14London Marylebone1h48 10:02Birmingham Snow Hill
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08:22London Euston2h19 10:41Birmingham New Street
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08:23London Euston1h22 09:45Birmingham New Street
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Mon
Sep 16
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$9National Express
Tue
Sep 17
$16West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Sep 18
$10West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Sep 19
$21Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Fri
Sep 20
$12West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$21West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
Sun
Sep 22
$12West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Tue
Sep 24
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$7National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$10West Midlands Railway
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Tue
Oct 1
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$10West Midlands Railway
$7National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$10West Midlands Railway
$5National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$9Chiltern Railways
$7National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$10West Midlands Railway
$5National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 21 m

Average

1 h 46 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

163 km

Of the 5 train 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.

These direct train cover the 163 km distance in an average of 1 h 46 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 21 m .

The slowest train will take 2 h 19 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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08:03London Euston1h21 09:24Birmingham New Street
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$1221One-way
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08:23London Euston1h22 09:45Birmingham New Street
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$1111One-way
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08:14London Marylebone1h48 10:02Birmingham Snow Hill
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$671One-way
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08:13London Euston2h00 10:13Birmingham New Street
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$161One-way
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08:22London Euston2h19 10:41Birmingham New Street
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$261One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 1 minute
Train Ticket Price: $20
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:163 km
TrainTrain Companies:Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Birmingham

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.

Which train companies travel from London to Birmingham?

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.

How long is the train from London to Birmingham?

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.

How many trains are there from London to Birmingham?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Birmingham?

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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London
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