Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Cheapest

£31

Average

£31

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 Birmingham to Gloucester will cost around £ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

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08:30Birmingham New Street0h53 09:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
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11:12Birmingham New Street0h57 12:09Gloucester
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£311One-way
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08:12Birmingham New Street0h56 09:08Gloucester
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£311One-way
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10:12Birmingham New Street0h56 11:08Gloucester
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£311One-way
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09:30Birmingham New Street0h53 10:23Gloucester
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£311One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Gloucester

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08:12Birmingham New Street0h56 09:08Gloucester
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08:30Birmingham New Street0h53 09:23Gloucester
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09:30Birmingham New Street0h53 10:23Gloucester
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10:12Birmingham New Street0h56 11:08Gloucester
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11:12Birmingham New Street0h57 12:09Gloucester
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4 Dec
£31Cross Country
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£12Cross Country
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£12Cross Country

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Gloucester

Showing times and prices for 4 Dec

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

55 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

72 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Gloucester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 72 km distance in an average of 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 53 m .

The slowest trains will take 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.

Fastest
08:30Birmingham New Street0h53 09:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
Fastest
09:30Birmingham New Street0h53 10:23Gloucester
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£311One-way
08:12Birmingham New Street0h56 09:08Gloucester
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£311One-way
10:12Birmingham New Street0h56 11:08Gloucester
1 changes
£311One-way
11:12Birmingham New Street0h57 12:09Gloucester
1 changes
£311One-way

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Train Information from Birmingham to Gloucester

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage train duration55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Gloucester.

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CrossCountry from Birmingham to Gloucester

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CrossCountry

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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Birmingham to Gloucester, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 45 miles (72 km) trip from Birmingham to Gloucester, 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 from Birmingham to Gloucester 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 from Birmingham to Gloucester 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 from Birmingham to Gloucester starting at £12, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Gloucester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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  • 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 Birmingham to Gloucester

There are 28 trains each weekday from Birmingham to Gloucester. All but one of the trains are operated by CrossCountry and the late-night journey is operated by West Midlands Railway. The earliest train leaves at about 6:45 a.m. and the latest train departs at around 11:00 p.m. The journey between Birmingham and Gloucester takes about one hour to complete.

 Birmingham to Gloucester Train Times: Daily departures

The earliest departure each day is at about 6:45 a.m., and the latest at about 11:00 p.m. There are 28 departures each day, with trains leaving every 30 minutes to an hour. CrossCountry offers 12 direct trips from Birmingham to Gloucester and 15 trips requiring one transfer at Cheltenham Spa station. CrossCountry's service is slightly less-frequent on a Sunday, but there are still about 20 trains traversing this route. The daily late-night train offered by West Midlands Railway requires one transfer at Worcester station.

How long is the journey by train from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Trains from Birmingham to Gloucester take about an hour to complete the journey of about 50 miles. Travelling this distance by car would take about the same time. The late-night trip offered by West Midlands Railway involves an extended transfer and is an overnight trip.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Departure train station: The CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Gloucester depart from Birmingham's New Street station. This station is located directly in the centre of Birmingham's busy pedestrian shopping zone. It also has shops and restaurants on site, plus a substantial car park. Taxis are easily arranged outside the station. Disabled access has been provided, and wheelchairs are available.

The single daily train operated by West Midlands Railway departs from Birmingham's Moor Street station. This station is also central, located on the periphery of the pedestrian shopping zone. It is well-serviced with respect to food and convenience stores, as well as access to taxis. Disabled access is available, and wheelchairs are available on request.

Arrival train station: Gloucester station, at which all trains from Birmingham arrive, is small, with a few shops and basic facilities. There is a car park on site but no taxi rank. Taxis are available but should be arranged beforehand. Provision has been made for disabled access, and wheelchairs are available if required.

 Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Gloucester?

CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway operate trains between Birmingham and Gloucester.

 CrossCountry Birmingham to Gloucester

CrossCountry offers 12 direct trips a day, and 15 trips requiring a transfer at Cheltenham. The earliest train leaves at about 6:45 a.m. each day, and the latest at about 10:15 p.m. Trains leave at intervals of between 30 minutes and an hour. On a Sunday, slightly fewer trains are available, but there are still about 20 departures.

West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Gloucester

West Midlands Railway offers one late-night train trip between Birmingham and Gloucester each day, departing at about 11:00 p.m. The trip involves a transfer at Worcester and is an overnight journey.

Birmingham to Gloucester Trains: Services on board

CrossCountry offers both standard and first-class tickets on this route. First-class tickets secure larger seats that recline, plus a quieter, more spacious coach.  West Midlands Railway offers only standard tickets on its single daily trip.

Both operators allow passengers to travel with one piece of hand luggage and two suitcases. Bicycles, prams and wheelchairs are also allowed on board, as long as they are folded. CrossCountry allows full size bicycles on its less-busy trains. Passengers may have their animals with them on board, as long as the pets are on a lead or in a cage. Two animals per person are allowed free of charge. Additional pets are allowed but are charged at half the usual passenger rate per animal.

Disabled assistance is available on all trains and should be arranged before travel.

How do I find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Gloucester?

Booking online and in advance is wise as it allows comparison of fares across different times of the day, different days, and different operators. Booking in advance often allows the best prices to be secured, as does checking for special discounts on offer. Group discounts can be high as 30% for 10 or more passengers travelling together.

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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Birmingham and Gloucester?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Gloucester for as low as £12  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Birmingham to Gloucester on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Gloucester train prices are on average £21  one way.
What is the distance from Birmingham to Gloucester via train?
The distance to Gloucester from Birmingham by train is approximately 45 miles (72 km).
How long does it take from Birmingham to Gloucester by train?
The train time to Gloucester from Birmingham is on average 55 min  for the 45 miles (72 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Gloucester from Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Birmingham goes to Gloucester? Which train station do I come into Gloucester from Birmingham?

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Gloucester   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Gloucester train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Gloucester, is located 0.2 miles (317 m) away from the city centre of Gloucester.

What train providers go from Birmingham to Gloucester?
When taking a train from Birmingham to Gloucester, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Gloucester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Birmingham to Gloucester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there to Gloucester from Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Birmingham to Gloucester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Gloucester from Birmingham for the best deals?
You can find a train between Birmingham and Gloucester to cost on average £21 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Gloucester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Gloucester
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip from Birmingham to Gloucester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
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