London to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from London to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

27

Average

57

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
08:46AMLondon Euston1h58 10:44AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
271One-way
08:49AMLondon Euston2h17 11:06AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
341One-way
09:10AMLondon Marylebone1h49 10:59AMBirmingham Moor Street
0 transfers
421One-way
08:23AMLondon Euston1h44 10:07AMBirmingham New Street
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531One-way
08:11AMLondon Marylebone1h43 09:54AMBirmingham Moor Street
0 transfers
661One-way

Train schedule from London to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
08:11AMLondon Marylebone1h43 09:54AMBirmingham Moor Street
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08:23AMLondon Euston1h44 10:07AMBirmingham New Street
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08:46AMLondon Euston1h52 10:38AMBirmingham New Street
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08:46AMLondon Euston1h58 10:44AMBirmingham New Street
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08:49AMLondon Euston2h17 11:06AMBirmingham New Street
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09:10AMLondon Marylebone1h49 10:59AMBirmingham Moor Street
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Fastest train times from London to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

1 h 43 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

163 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:11AMLondon Marylebone1h43 09:54AMBirmingham Moor Street
0 transfers
661One-way
08:23AMLondon Euston1h44 10:07AMBirmingham New Street
0 transfers
531One-way
09:10AMLondon Marylebone1h49 10:59AMBirmingham Moor Street
0 transfers
421One-way
08:46AMLondon Euston1h52 10:38AMBirmingham New Street
1 transfer
1161One-way
08:46AMLondon Euston1h58 10:44AMBirmingham New Street
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271One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Birmingham

distanceDistance100 miles (162 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency73 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 72 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, Cross Country, West Midlands Railway or London Midland

Trains from London to Birmingham cover the 100 miles (162 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, Cross Country, West Midlands Railway or London Midland. Normally, there are 73 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from London to Birmingham trains

Find the best route between London and Birmingham with CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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Chiltern Railways

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between London and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Birmingham from London with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from London to Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry London to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 100 miles (162 km) journey to Birmingham from London with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    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 to Birmingham from London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

    Chiltern Railways tickets from London to Birmingham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Chiltern Railways from London to Birmingham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Chiltern Railways train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 100 miles (162 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the Chiltern Railways train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London to Birmingham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Chiltern Railways London to Birmingham train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Birmingham with Chiltern Railways!

    Chiltern Railways from London to Birmingham train information:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
    • Chiltern Railways frequency: 25 a day

    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.

    Train tickets from London to Birmingham: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 11 €
    2 weeks earlier 8 €38%
    3 weeks earlier 8 €38%
    1 month before 8 €38%
    2 months earlier 8 €38%
    3 months earlier 8 €38%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Birmingham. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from London - Birmingham 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 38% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
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    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 38%.
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    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Birmingham

    Travel Tips: Travel by train 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
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Birmingham to cost as little as $1 (€1)  in the next 7 days.
    The London to Birmingham train ticket price is on average $48 (€43)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The London to Birmingham train distance is approximately 100 miles (162 km).
    On average the London to Birmingham train time is 1 h 53 min  covering the 100 miles (162 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Birmingham New Street.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Birmingham.

    Take the London to Birmingham train with Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, Cross Country, West Midlands Railway or London Midland. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Birmingham from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 72 direct trains per day from London to Birmingham with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing London for Birmingham is 73 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the earliest train from London to Birmingham at 5: 34 AM   or take the last train from London to Birmingham leaving at 11: 30 PM. Look for the latest London to Birmingham train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Birmingham from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€43) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Birmingham a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in London and Birmingham

    London
    Birmingham
    London Victoria 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 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 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: 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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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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 Charing Cross
    Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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