Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 17 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
07:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£271One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:182h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:231h56
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:231h57
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:20Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£861One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 April
Cross Country
06:231h56
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:182h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
07:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
07:231h57
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:20Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
06:402h05
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 17 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

1 h 59 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

142 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cardiff Central (CDF) for Birmingham New Street (BHM) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
06:231h56
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:19Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£821One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:231h57
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:20Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£861One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:182h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
12:18Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£441One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£181One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:452h00
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:45Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£271One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, West Midland Trains or Transport for Wales

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 87 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, West Midland Trains or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry, West Midland Trains and Transport for Wales trains Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) from £26 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, West Midland Trains and Transport for Wales! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

    FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is £45; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is on average 1 h 56 min   for the 87 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 06: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 20: 48.
    There are 12 trains a day from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, West Midland Trains or Transport for Wales. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    When taking a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM), you can count on CrossCountry, West Midland Trains or Transport for Wales for the best way to get you to Birmingham New Street (BHM). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Cardiff Central (CDF) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 48.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train is February.
    You have options as you can travel between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Birmingham New Street (BHM) 2 different ways: train or coach.

    Trains departing from Cardiff Central

    Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
    Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
    1.1 miles (1.8 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
    Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Cardiff Airport
    14 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi in the station.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located outside of the main entrance.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
    Dining
    Dining
    Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

    Trains arriving to Birmingham New Street

    Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
    Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
    1.7 miles (2.7 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    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.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Birmingham International Airport
    9 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
    ATM
    ATM
    ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
    Lockers
    Lockers
    You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
    Dining
    Dining
    All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Avis | British Rental Car
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    In the middle of the station.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

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