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Train Information from Birmingham to Middlesbrough

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£94 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Middlesbrough cover the 147 miles (237 km) long route taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £94, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Middlesbrough.

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CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Middlesbrough

You can travel by train to Middlesbrough from Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £52. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.


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

Omio helps you find the perfect Birmingham - Middlesbrough train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Birmingham to Middlesbrough, Omio shows you CrossCountry 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 Middlesbrough trip. You can expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km) to Middlesbrough from Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Middlesbrough starting as low as £52 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 CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £52

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Middlesbrough from Birmingham don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Birmingham to Middlesbrough
Travel by train to Middlesbrough 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 Middlesbrough.
How much do cheap trains from Birmingham to Middlesbrough cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Middlesbrough from Birmingham for as low as £52  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Birmingham to Middlesbrough on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Middlesbrough train to cost on average £94  one way.
What is the distance by train from Birmingham to Middlesbrough?
The Birmingham to Middlesbrough train distance is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Middlesbrough by train?
While the time it takes to travel 147 miles (237 km) from Birmingham to Middlesbrough can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Middlesbrough is on average 3 h 31 min.
Which train station in Birmingham goes to Middlesbrough? Which train station do I come into Middlesbrough from Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Middlesbrough you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Middlesbrough and Middlesbrough James Cook University Hospital.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Middlesbrough.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Middlesbrough most often arrive at Middlesbrough and need to travel around 0.2 miles (321 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Middlesbrough?
For the route from Birmingham to Middlesbrough you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Middlesbrough from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Birmingham and Middlesbrough?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Middlesbrough is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Birmingham and Middlesbrough for the best deals?
If you buy Birmingham to Middlesbrough train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £94. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Middlesbrough from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Middlesbrough.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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