Birmingham to Canterbury train

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Canterbury is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Chiltern Railways
09:453h45
Birmingham
13:30Canterbury
£691One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:153h56
Birmingham
14:11Canterbury
£691One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:153h56
Birmingham
09:11Canterbury
£1071One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:453h46
Birmingham
09:31Canterbury
£1121One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham to Canterbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Chiltern Railways
09:453h45
Birmingham
13:30Canterbury
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:153h56
Birmingham
14:11Canterbury
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:153h56
Birmingham
09:11Canterbury
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:453h46
Birmingham
09:31Canterbury
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Canterbury

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

3 h 50 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

244 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Birmingham for Canterbury every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Chiltern Railways
09:453h45
Birmingham
13:30Canterbury
£691One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:453h46
Birmingham
09:31Canterbury
£1121One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
10:153h56
Birmingham
14:11Canterbury
£691One-way
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:153h56
Birmingham
09:11Canterbury
£1071One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Canterbury

distanceDistance151 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham to Canterbury cover the 151 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £52, but the average price of train tickets is £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Canterbury West.

Train companies: Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways trains Birmingham to Canterbury

Travel between Birmingham and Canterbury from £69 with Omio’s train partners Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Birmingham to Canterbury with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 24 min
  • Cheapest Price: £196
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Birmingham to Canterbury train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Canterbury 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 Birmingham to Canterbury.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Canterbury can start from as little as £52 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Canterbury is £74; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Canterbury train travel time is 3 h 9 min   for the 151 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Canterbury leaves at 13: 47.
There are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to Canterbury which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Birmingham to Canterbury train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Birmingham to Canterbury to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Canterbury, you can end your journey in train stations like Canterbury West, Canterbury East and Canterbury East or Canterbury West.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Canterbury West, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Canterbury by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from Birmingham to Canterbury 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Canterbury

Birmingham
Canterbury
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Canterbury.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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