Cheap train tickets from Barnsley to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Cheapest

£29

Average

£56

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.

The average ticket from Barnsley to Birmingham will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 29.

Cross Country
08:11Barnsley1h57 10:08Birmingham
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£291One-way
Cross Country
15:12Barnsley1h54 17:06Birmingham
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£691One-way
Cross Country
09:13Barnsley1h51 11:04Birmingham
0 changes
£701One-way

Train schedule Barnsley to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 17 May
Cross Country
08:11Barnsley1h57 10:08Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:13Barnsley1h51 11:04Birmingham
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Cross Country
15:12Barnsley1h54 17:06Birmingham
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Tue
17 May
£29Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Wed
18 May
£59Cross Country
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Thu
19 May
£22Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Fri
20 May
£29Cross Country
£6Flixbus
Sat
21 May
£28Cross Country
£3Flixbus
Sun
22 May
£28Cross Country
£17Flixbus
Mon
23 May
£28Cross Country
£8Flixbus

Fastest train times from Barnsley to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 17 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

1 h 54 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

122 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Barnsley for Birmingham every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 122 km distance in an average of 1 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 51 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Cross Country
09:13Barnsley1h51 11:04Birmingham
0 changes
£701One-way
Cross Country
15:12Barnsley1h54 17:06Birmingham
0 changes
£691One-way
Cross Country
08:11Barnsley1h57 10:08Birmingham
0 changes
£291One-way

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Overview: Train from Barnsley to Birmingham

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£53 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Barnsley to Birmingham cover the 76 miles (122 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £53, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Barnsley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Barnsley to Birmingham

Find the best trains to Birmingham from Barnsley with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £22. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

CrossCountry

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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Barnsley to Birmingham, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 76 miles (122 km) trip to Birmingham from Barnsley, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Barnsley and Birmingham as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains to Birmingham from Barnsley in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains between Barnsley and Birmingham starting at £22, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Train information from Barnsley to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • Average Price: £22
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Birmingham from Barnsley:

  • 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

Travel Tips: Trains from Barnsley 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 Barnsley to Birmingham.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train between Barnsley and Birmingham cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Barnsley to Birmingham for as low as £22  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets from Barnsley to Birmingham?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Birmingham from Barnsley is £53  one way.

What is the distance to Birmingham from Barnsley via train?

The train distance from Barnsley to Birmingham is around 76 miles (122 km).

How long does it take from Barnsley to Birmingham by train?

On average the train from Barnsley to Birmingham duration is 1 h 51 min  for the 76 miles (122 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Barnsley goes to Birmingham? Which train station do I come into Birmingham from Barnsley?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Barnsley   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the departure train station in Barnsley located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Barnsley, which is located around 0.4 miles (651 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Barnsley to Birmingham?

Take the Barnsley to Birmingham train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Barnsley to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there between Barnsley and Birmingham a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Barnsley to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Barnsley to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Barnsley to Birmingham?

The first train from Barnsley to Birmingham leaves at 04: 52   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Barnsley to Birmingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Barnsley 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 providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Barnsley to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £53 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Barnsley to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Barnsley
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Barnsley is Barnsley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Barnsley for your trip between Barnsley and Birmingham.