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Train Information to Birmingham from Oxford

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Oxford to Birmingham cover the 57 miles (92 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Train from Oxford to Birmingham with CrossCountry2

For as little as $31 (€26) you can travel by train from Oxford to Birmingham with CrossCountry2. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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It’s easy to book your CrossCountry2 train ticket from Oxford to Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry2 train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Oxford and Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry2 train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry2 trains between Oxford and Birmingham start at $31 (€26) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 57 miles (92 km). If you search for CrossCountry2 trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry2 tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train between Oxford and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Oxford to Birmingham CrossCountry2 train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry2 has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Oxford 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 Oxford to Birmingham: Journey Details

There are regular trains from Oxford to Birmingham every day. Departures are at approximately one hour intervals with more at peak times such as the morning and evening rush hours. The service starts in the early hours of the morning and the last train is in late evening. Trains are operated by Cross Country and this route enjoys a direct service. A journey takes just over one hour on average making it a quick and convenient choice for travelers.

Taking the Train from Oxford

Passengers taking trains from Oxford to Birmingham will leave from Oxford railroad Station which is about half a mile west of the city centre. Those wishing to reach the station by car will find parking in Becket Street while local cabs can drop travelers at the station entrance. Buses from many parts of the city stop at the bus stop in front of the station although services stop in the evening. Those traveling later at night will find cabs easily in most parts of Oxford.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

Birmingham's industrial past has left a legacy of fine 19th century architecture and inner city canals that is an attractive setting for walks and excursions. In addition, some of the best shopping and entertainment facilities in the Midlands ensures that the city appeals to all tastes. Trains from Oxford to Birmingham arrive at New Street Station. The station is in the heart of the city and just a short walk from central landmarks like the Bullring shopping centre with its striking Selfridges building or 5 minutes from Moor Street Station. travelers can take cabs from directly in front of the station or use public transport to reach their final destination. Buses to most areas can be caught at stops in nearby Smallbrook Queensway and in Hill Street.

Travel Tips

Trains from Oxford 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 Oxford to Birmingham.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Oxford to Birmingham?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Oxford to Birmingham to cost as little as $31 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Birmingham from Oxford?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $48 (€40)  for a train ticket from Oxford to Birmingham.
How far is it from Oxford to Birmingham by train?
The train distance from Oxford to Birmingham is around 57 miles (92 km).
How long is the train from Oxford to Birmingham?
On average the Oxford to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 9 min  for the 57 miles (92 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Oxford to Birmingham depart from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Oxford?

When taking a train from Oxford, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Oxford and Oxford Parkway Station. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

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

Where do I find the Oxford train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 0.6 miles (997 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Oxford and Birmingham?
If you're looking for trains from Oxford to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Oxford to Birmingham journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Oxford and Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Oxford for Birmingham is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase Oxford to Birmingham train tickets to get 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 journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Birmingham from Oxford within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $48 (€40) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Oxford to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Oxford is the most popular Oxford 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 Oxford for your trip to Birmingham.