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Train Information to Stansted from Birmingham

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£62 (€69)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £62, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and Stansted

Travel from Birmingham to Stansted from £37 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Stansted as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Birmingham to Stansted start at £37 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 97 miles (157 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Birmingham and Stansted. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Stansted CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Birmingham to Stansted and when travelling by train:

    • 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

    Trains from Birmingham to Stansted

    Over six dozen departures a day make taking the train from to Stansted Airport from Birmingham for holidays or business trips quick and cost-effective. There are over a dozen daily direct routes while other journeys require a transfer in London. All trains depart from Birmingham New Street Station and terminate at Stansted Airport Station.

    Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Stansted?

    Direct routes between Birmingham and Stansted are operated by CrossCountry Trains while connecting services are provided jointly by Virgin Trains and Greater Anglia or the Stansted Express. Virgin provides links to central and eastern England while CrossCountry Trains, owned by Arriva UK, provides intercity and long-distance routes throughout the UK. All trains have cafes, toilets, WiFi, power outlets and luggage storage.

    How long is the train from Birmingham to Stansted?

    Direct trains from Birmingham to Stansted take slightly longer than connecting routes but are a more straightforward option. Direct journey times are approximately three hours 45 minutes while connecting routes take up to three hours. Connections are made at Euston Station from which passengers need to travel the short distance to Tottenham Hale by underground for the onward journey by regional train or the Stansted Express.

    How many trains are there from Birmingham to Stansted?

    There are frequent departures every hour starting in the early morning and continuing until the mid-evening. There are at least a dozen daily direct services and over six dozen departures in total from Monday to Saturday with slightly fewer on Sundays.

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

    Departure train station: All trains to Stansted Airport from Birmingham depart from Birmingham New Street Station. This is part of a large complex of shops, restaurants, hotels and offices. Its transport links include taxis, local and regional trains and local buses. There is no onsite parking at Birmingham New Street Station but other facilities include bicycle racks, luggage storage, toilets, WiFi, shops and cafes.

    Arrival train station: Services from Birmingham to Stansted Airport complete their journey at Stansted Airport Station, which is conveniently located under the airport's terminal building. There are large car parks at the airport and the station is also served by taxis and both local and long-distance buses. Among the station facilities are WiFi, toilets, ATMs, kiosk shops and a cafe.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Birmingham to Stansted
    Travel by train to Stansted 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 Stansted.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains from Birmingham to Stansted cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Stansted from Birmingham to cost as little as £37  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted on average?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Birmingham and Stansted is £62  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Birmingham to Stansted?
    You should expect to travel around 97 miles (157 km)  from Birmingham to Stansted by train.
    How long does it take from Birmingham to Stansted by train?
    While the time it takes to travel 97 miles (157 km) to Stansted from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Stansted is on average 3 h 19 min.
    Which train station from Birmingham to Stansted do I depart from? Which Stansted train station from Birmingham do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. In Stansted you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Stansted Airport, Stansted, London Stansted Airport and Stansted Mountfitchet.

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

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Stansted, called Stansted Airport, is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city centre.

    What train providers go from Birmingham to Stansted?
    If you're looking for trains from Birmingham to Stansted, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Cross Country to get you to Stansted. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Birmingham to Stansted route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham to Stansted?
    The first Birmingham to Stansted train departs at 07: 10   and the last train from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 09: 53. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Stansted train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How far in advance should I book train tickets between Birmingham and Stansted for the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket to Stansted from Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £62 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Birmingham to Stansted are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Stansted
    Birmingham Moor Street
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    Birmingham New Street
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    Birmingham Snow Hill
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