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Train Information between Brighton and Hove and Birmingham

distanceDistance136 miles (220 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham cover the 136 miles (220 km) long route taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Brighton Railway Station and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train from Brighton to Birmingham: Journey Details

The train from Brighton to Birmingham is operated by Southern Rail and Virgin Trains, with changes at either London or Clapham and Watford Junctions. The first departure is just before 4:00 a.m. and takes around 4 hours. Later trains take about 3 and a half hours, with 2 departures an hour and 3 during peak times. The last train leaves just before 10:00 p.m. Later trains involve a lengthy overnight journey. The Sunday service is less frequent.

Taking the Train from Brighton

Brighton Railway Station is a busy hub serving routes to Gatwick and Luton Airports in addition to the South coast of England. As well as a car park the station also has a secure cycle garage. The taxi rank and bus station are located outside. Local, regional and long distance buses arrive at the station. Local buses, operated by the Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, run seven days a week. From Monday to Friday during term times, a cheaper service is provided by The Big Lemon Bus Company. This service is popular with Brighton's large student population. There is a weekend night bus service.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

Birmingham New Street is a busy, modern station, conveniently located in the city. Network West Midlands operates bus routes to the city centre, surrounding towns and Birmingham Airport. Taxis are available from ranks outside the station. The city's new Metro system also links the station to the city centre.

Birmingham is a modern, vibrant city, increasingly popular with visitors. Although much damaged during the Second World War, attractive Victorian buildings can still be seen and there are pleasant canalside​ areas for walking and dining. Birmingham is a great base for exploring Warwick Castle and Shakespeare's world at Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Travel Tips

Trains from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham
Travel by train to Birmingham 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 Brighton and Hove to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Brighton and Hove for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham is £39  one way.
What is the distance from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham via train to be approximately 136 miles (220 km).
How long is the train journey between Brighton and Hove and Birmingham?
While the time it takes to travel 136 miles (220 km) to Birmingham from Brighton and Hove can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham is on average 3 h 16 min.
What is the departure train station in Brighton and Hove and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When taking the train between Brighton and Hove and Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Brighton Railway Station and London Road (Brighton). Your trip can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Brighton Railway Station   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where do I find the Brighton and Hove train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Brighton Railway Station and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

What train providers offer a service to Birmingham from Brighton and Hove?
For the trip from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham you can take a train with Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Birmingham from Brighton and Hove on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham leaves at 08: 07   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 18. Omio shows you the latest train from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Brighton and Hove to Birmingham to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Brighton and Hove and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £39 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Birmingham from Brighton and Hove are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brighton and Hove
Birmingham
Brighton
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London Road (Brighton)
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