Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Tamworth

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Cheapest

£8

Average

£9

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 Tamworth will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 8.

Cheapest
10:06Birmingham New Street1h07 11:13Tamworth
1 changes
£81One-way
Cheapest
10:36Birmingham New Street1h34 12:10Tamworth
1 changes
£81One-way
11:49Birmingham New Street0h16 12:05Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way
10:03Birmingham New Street0h15 10:18Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way
09:03Birmingham New Street0h15 09:18Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Tamworth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 5 Dec
09:03Birmingham New Street0h15 09:18Tamworth
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10:03Birmingham New Street0h15 10:18Tamworth
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10:06Birmingham New Street1h07 11:13Tamworth
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10:36Birmingham New Street1h34 12:10Tamworth
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11:49Birmingham New Street0h16 12:05Tamworth
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Sun
5 Dec
£8West Midlands Railway
Tue
7 Dec
£10Cross Country
Wed
8 Dec
£10Cross Country

Fastest train times from Birmingham to Tamworth

Showing times and prices for 5 Dec

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

41 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

22 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Tamworth every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 22 km distance in an average of 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 34 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
10:03Birmingham New Street0h15 10:18Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way
Fastest
09:03Birmingham New Street0h15 09:18Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way
11:49Birmingham New Street0h16 12:05Tamworth
0 changes
£101One-way
10:06Birmingham New Street1h07 11:13Tamworth
1 changes
£81One-way
10:36Birmingham New Street1h34 12:10Tamworth
1 changes
£81One-way

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Train Information to Tamworth from Birmingham

distanceDistance13 miles (21 km)
durationAverage train duration15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£9 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Tamworth cover the 13 miles (21 km) long journey taking on average 15 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Tamworth.

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Birmingham to Tamworth with CrossCountry

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Tamworth from £8 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Birmingham to Tamworth online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Tamworth 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 between Birmingham and Tamworth start at £10 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 13 miles (21 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 Tamworth. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Tamworth CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Birmingham to Tamworth are the following:

  • 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 Tamworth
Travel by train to Tamworth 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 Tamworth.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Birmingham and Tamworth cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Tamworth for as low as £8  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Birmingham to Tamworth?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Tamworth train price to come in at an average of £9  one way.
What is the distance to Tamworth from Birmingham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Tamworth via train to be approximately 13 miles (21 km).
How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Tamworth by train?
The Birmingham to Tamworth train duration is on average 15 min, which is to be expected when travelling 13 miles (21 km) between Birmingham and Tamworth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Birmingham goes to Tamworth? Which train station do I come into Tamworth from Birmingham?

Some of the Birmingham train stations to Tamworth you can start your journey from include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Tamworth include Tamworth and Tamworth High Level.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Tamworth.

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

Passengers booking this route 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 Tamworth most often arrive at Tamworth and need to travel around 0.4 miles (651 m) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Tamworth?
For the best Birmingham to Tamworth train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Birmingham and Tamworth to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train to Tamworth from Birmingham?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Birmingham to Tamworth with Cross Country, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services per day are there from Birmingham to Tamworth?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Tamworth is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Birmingham to Tamworth to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Birmingham to Tamworth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £9 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Birmingham to Tamworth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Tamworth
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 Tamworth.
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