Birmingham to Stansted train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£59

Average

£73

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.

Cheapest
10:22Birmingham New Street3h31 13:53Stansted Mountfitchet
1 change
£591One-way
Cheapest
10:10Birmingham New Street3h08 13:18Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£591One-way
09:50Birmingham New Street2h49 12:39Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£681One-way
09:10Birmingham New Street2h43 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£731One-way
08:10Birmingham New Street2h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£831One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Stansted

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
08:10Birmingham New Street2h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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08:22Birmingham New Street3h31 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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09:10Birmingham New Street2h43 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
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09:50Birmingham New Street2h49 12:39Stansted Mountfitchet
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10:10Birmingham New Street3h08 13:18Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
10:22Birmingham New Street3h31 13:53Stansted Mountfitchet
1 change

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Stansted

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

3 h 4 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

157 km

It's difficult to get from Birmingham to Stansted without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:10Birmingham New Street2h43 10:53Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£831One-way
Fastest
09:10Birmingham New Street2h43 11:53Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£731One-way
09:50Birmingham New Street2h49 12:39Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£681One-way
10:10Birmingham New Street3h08 13:18Stansted Mountfitchet
2 changes
£591One-way
10:22Birmingham New Street3h31 13:53Stansted Mountfitchet
1 change
£591One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Stansted

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Stansted cover the 97 miles (157 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Stansted Airport.

Train providers: Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Stansted

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Stansted with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways and CrossCountry from £40. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Chiltern Railways

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.

Looking to travel by train to Stansted from Birmingham? Omio can help you find that perfect route with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Birmingham to Stansted train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Birmingham and Stansted, you can expect to travel 97 miles (157 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains from Birmingham to Stansted in the Omio app, you can check 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Stansted from Birmingham. Book that perfect Birmingham to Stansted train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Stansted train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 44 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

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 to Stansted from Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Chiltern Railways is one of the best options when travelling by train to Stansted from Birmingham. Omio quickly shows you current Chiltern Railways train timetables for the Birmingham - Stansted journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Birmingham and Stansted is around 97 miles (157 km) and the cheapest Chiltern Railways one-way ticket you can book starts at £59. As you check the latest Birmingham to Stansted train timetable from Chiltern Railways for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Stansted safely. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Chiltern Railways ticket from Birmingham to Stansted so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: £59

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.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Stansted from Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £40  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Stansted train price to come in at an average of £57  one way.
The train distance from Birmingham to Stansted is around 97 miles (157 km).
The Birmingham to Stansted train duration is on average 2 h 43 min, which is to be expected when travelling 97 miles (157 km) to Stansted from Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Birmingham to start your route from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. 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.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Stansted most often arrive at Stansted Airport and need to travel around 5 miles (8.1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the journey from Birmingham to Stansted you can take a train with Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Birmingham to Stansted on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Stansted is 35 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Birmingham to Stansted train departs at 04: 50   and the last train from Birmingham to Stansted leaves at 20: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Stansted train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Birmingham and Stansted within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £57 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Stansted a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Stansted
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 Stansted.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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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