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76 trains from$ 21
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5 trains from$ 33
Fri, Mar 29
10 trains from$ 17

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 21West Midlands Railway
$ 10National Express
$ 272KLM
Sat
Mar 23
$ 33Virgin Trains
$ 9National Express
$ 193Air France
Sun
Mar 24
$ 10Chiltern Railways
$ 9National Express
$ 369Lufthansa
Mon
Mar 25
$ 17Chiltern Railways
$ 7National Express
$ 201Smartwings
Tue
Mar 26
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 258Aer Lingus
Wed
Mar 27
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 243Aer Lingus
Thu
Mar 28
$ 10Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 191Smartwings
Fri
Mar 29
$ 17Chiltern Railways
$ 7National Express
$ 227KLM
Sat
Mar 30
$ 23Virgin Trains
$ 7National Express
$ 165Iberia Express
Sun
Mar 31
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 7National Express
$ 164openskies
Mon
Apr 1
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 231Aer Lingus
Tue
Apr 2
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 224Aer Lingus
Wed
Apr 3
$ 10Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 224Aer Lingus
Thu
Apr 4
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 6National Express
$ 227Iberia Express
Sat
Apr 6
$ 16Virgin Trains
$ 7National Express
$ 262Aer Lingus
Sun
Apr 7
$ 10West Midlands Railway
$ 7National Express
$ 213KLM
Mon
Apr 8
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 9National Express
$ 211KLM
Tue
Apr 9
$ 10Chiltern Railways
$ 9National Express
$ 211KLM
Wed
Apr 10
$ 10Chiltern Railways
$ 9National Express
$ 211KLM
Thu
Apr 11
$ 8Chiltern Railways
$ 9National Express
$ 224Aer Lingus
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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 51 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 22
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:163 Kms
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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Best fares for trains from London to Birmingham

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Sat, Mar 23
Train
Virgin Trains
08:231h 22m09:45
LondonBirmingham
Fastest Trains from London to Birmingham
Sat, Mar 23
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Virgin Trains
08:231h 22m09:45
LondonBirmingham
Sat, Mar 30
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Virgin Trains
08:231h 22m09:45
LondonBirmingham
Sat, Apr 6
Train
Virgin Trains
07:231h 22m08:45
LondonBirmingham
Return Train Tickets for Birmingham to London
Sat, Mar 23
Train
West Midlands Railway
08:142h 13m10:27
BirminghamLondon
Sun, Mar 24
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West Midlands Railway
19:142h 29m21:43
BirminghamLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Train
West Midlands Railway
15:142h 13m17:27
BirminghamLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Birmingham
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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