Watford to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Watford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 08

Cheapest

5

Average

16

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

West Midlands Railway
07:04AMWatford2h02 09:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
51One-way
West Midlands Railway
06:51AMWatford2h15 09:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
91One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:04AMWatford2h02 10:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
131One-way
West Midlands Railway
09:51AMWatford2h15 12:06PMBirmingham
0 transfers
201One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:13PMWatford1h34 08:47PMBirmingham
0 transfers
311One-way

Train schedule from Watford to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, August 8
West Midlands Railway
06:51AMWatford2h15 09:06AMBirmingham
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West Midlands Railway
07:04AMWatford2h02 09:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:04AMWatford2h02 10:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
09:51AMWatford2h15 12:06PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:13PMWatford1h34 08:47PMBirmingham
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Watford to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 08

Fastest Journey

1 h 34 m

Average

2 h 1 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

138 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Watford for Birmingham every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:13PMWatford1h34 08:47PMBirmingham
0 transfers
311One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:04AMWatford2h02 09:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
51One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:04AMWatford2h02 10:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
131One-way
West Midlands Railway
09:51AMWatford2h15 12:06PMBirmingham
0 transfers
201One-way
West Midlands Railway
06:51AMWatford2h15 09:06AMBirmingham
0 transfers
91One-way

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Overview: Train from Watford to Birmingham

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$13 (€12)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland

Trains from Watford to Birmingham cover the 85 miles (137 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $13 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Watford Junction and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Travel Tips: Trains from Watford 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 Watford to Birmingham.
FAQs
Train tickets to Birmingham from Watford for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $10 (€9)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Watford to Birmingham train ticket price is on average $13 (€12)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance between Watford and Birmingham by train is approximately 85 miles (137 km).
While the time it takes to travel 85 miles (137 km) to Birmingham from Watford can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Watford to Birmingham train journey time is on average 2 h 2 min.

When taking a train from Watford, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Watford Junction, Watford High Street and Watford North. 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 Watford Junction   to Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Watford Junction and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city center in Birmingham.

If you're looking for trains from Watford to Birmingham, you can rely on West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or London Midland to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Watford to Birmingham journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
You can take the earliest train from Watford to Birmingham at 4: 55 AM   or take the last train from Watford to Birmingham leaving at 10: 38 PM. Look for the latest Watford to Birmingham train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Watford to Birmingham is on average $13 (€12) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Watford and Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Watford Junction is the most popular Watford 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 Watford for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for Watford Junction
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from bay 1 of the bus station at the side of the railway station.
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Public transit options for Watford High Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Use Bus stop An in Lower High Street for northbound services to Watford Junction Use Bus stop B in Lower High Street for southbound services to Harrow & Wealdstone
Metro: Watford London Underground station (Metropolitan line) is approximately 34 minutes' walk away
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Public transit options for Watford North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Watford - Public Service bus stop A/Rail Replacement bus stop on Bushey Mill Lane between level crossing and junction of Southfield Avenue. Towards St Albans - Public Service bus stop B/Rail Replacement bus stop on Bushey Mill Lane between level crossing and opposite Sandown Road junction.

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