Birmingham to Croydon train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Cheapest

£36

Average

£41

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.

Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h28 11:18Croydon
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£361One-way
Chiltern Railways
07:35Birmingham3h18 10:53Croydon
0 changes
£461One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Croydon

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Chiltern Railways
07:35Birmingham3h18 10:53Croydon
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Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h28 11:18Croydon
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Croydon

Showing times and prices for 01 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 28 m

Average

2 h 53 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

174 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Birmingham for Croydon every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham2h28 11:18Croydon
0 changes
£361One-way
Chiltern Railways
07:35Birmingham3h18 10:53Croydon
0 changes
£461One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Croydon

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency44 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesChiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Croydon cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 2 h 28 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 44 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in East Croydon.

Train providers: Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Croydon

You can travel by train from Birmingham to Croydon with Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry for as low as £45. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Chiltern Railways
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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 Birmingham to Croydon: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Croydon train with Chiltern Railways. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Birmingham to Croydon, Omio shows you Chiltern Railways current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Birmingham to Croydon trip. You can expect to travel around 107 miles (173 km) between Birmingham and Croydon on a train with Chiltern Railways. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Chiltern Railways tickets to Croydon from Birmingham starting as low as £45 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Chiltern Railways!

  • Average Price: £45

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Croydon online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Croydon, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 107 miles (173 km) trip between Birmingham and Croydon as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Birmingham and Croydon, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Birmingham to Croydon train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Train information from Birmingham to Croydon with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Croydon

Travel by train to Croydon 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 Croydon.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Croydon from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £45  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Croydon train price to come in at an average of £45  one way.
The distance to Croydon from Birmingham by train is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
On average the Birmingham to Croydon train time is 2 h 28 min  covering the 107 miles (173 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When taking a train from Birmingham, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When you arrive in Croydon, your train can arrive in train stations including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to East Croydon.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, East Croydon, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre of Croydon.

For the trip from Birmingham to Croydon you can take a train with Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Birmingham and Croydon on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 44 trains a day from Birmingham to Croydon. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Birmingham to Croydon leaves at 07: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 14: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Croydon times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Birmingham to Croydon is on average £45 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 providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Croydon from Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Croydon
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 Croydon.
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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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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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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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