Canterbury to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Canterbury to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southeastern
09:193h37
Canterbury East (CBE)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£511One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Southeastern
08:454h03
Canterbury East (CBE)
12:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£511One-way
2 changes
Southeastern
08:133h43
Canterbury East (CBE)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£651One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:353h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£791One-way
3 changes
Southeastern
08:233h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:44Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£791One-way
3 changes

Train timetableCanterbury to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
Southeastern
08:133h43
Canterbury East (CBE)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Southeastern
08:233h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:44Birmingham New Street (BHM)
3 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:233h51
Canterbury West (CBW)
12:14Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:353h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
3 changes
Southeastern
08:454h03
Canterbury East (CBE)
12:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Southeastern
09:193h37
Canterbury East (CBE)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes

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Train times from Canterbury to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 21 m

Average

3 h 39 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

244 km

To travel from Canterbury to Birmingham you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:353h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£791One-way
3 changes
Fastest
Southeastern
08:233h21
Canterbury West (CBW)
11:44Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£791One-way
3 changes
Southeastern
09:193h37
Canterbury East (CBE)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£511One-way
2 changes
Southeastern
08:133h43
Canterbury East (CBE)
11:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£651One-way
2 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:233h51
Canterbury West (CBW)
12:14Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£791One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Canterbury to Birmingham

distanceDistance151 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or Southeastern

Trains from Canterbury to Birmingham cover the 151 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or Southeastern. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Canterbury West and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways and Southeastern trains Canterbury to Birmingham

Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways and Southeastern trains will get you between Canterbury and Birmingham from £194. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

    FAQs: Canterbury to Birmingham train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Canterbury 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 Canterbury to Birmingham.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Canterbury to Birmingham can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Canterbury to Birmingham is £61; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time between Canterbury and Birmingham is on average 3 h 4 min   for the 151 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Canterbury to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Canterbury to Birmingham leaves at 05: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Canterbury to Birmingham leaves at 20: 37.
    There are 12 trains a day from Canterbury to Birmingham which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or Southeastern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Canterbury to Birmingham train with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or Southeastern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Canterbury to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 37.

    When departing from Canterbury, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Canterbury West, Canterbury East and Canterbury East or Canterbury West. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your route in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Canterbury West, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Canterbury to Birmingham by train is December.
    You have options as you can travel from Canterbury to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Canterbury and Birmingham

    Canterbury
    Birmingham
    Canterbury West is the most popular Canterbury 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 Canterbury for your journey to Birmingham.
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3303339232
    Public transport options for Canterbury West
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3303339232
    Public transport options for Canterbury East
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement bus stop in Station Road East, opposite the station entrance.
    Canterbury East or Canterbury WestAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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