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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 54 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $42
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:163 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway
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Chiltern Railways trains from London to Birmingham

Chiltern Railways trains will get you between London and Birmingham from $25 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Chiltern Railways

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.

If you're looking for cheap Chiltern Railways tickets between London and Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way London to Birmingham train ticket prices starting as low as $81 (€64) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Birmingham from London by showing you the latest Chiltern Railways offers, train schedules and tickets for this 100 miles (162 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Chiltern Railways. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets between London and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from London to Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Chiltern Railways so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Chiltern Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between London and Birmingham:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.
  • If you book a ticket London - Birmingham with 2 months in advance you save up to about 38% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 38%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Birmingham
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
How much do cheap train tickets between London and Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between London and Birmingham for as low as $25 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Birmingham from London?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of $57 (€45)  one way.
How far is Birmingham from London by train?
The train distance from London to Birmingham is around 100 miles (162 km).
How many hours is the train time to Birmingham from London?
On average the London to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 48 min  for the 100 miles (162 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from London?

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.

Where is the train station in London to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Birmingham?
When taking a train from London to Birmingham, you can count on West Midlands Railway, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from London to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When can I take the first train from London to Birmingham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from London to Birmingham leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last train departing from London to Birmingham leaves at 8: 24 AM. You can find the latest London to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between London and Birmingham for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets from London to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€45) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from London to Birmingham a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Birmingham
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London 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.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London 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
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

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.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>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.
London 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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176