Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Compare prices and tickets Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) by train or coach

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Overview: Train from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance87 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£161 (€181)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry

Trains from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 87 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £150, but the average price of train tickets is £161.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Travel from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from £150 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station). They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: £150
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

FAQs: Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) 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, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as £150 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is £160; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train time is 1 h 56 min   covering the 87 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 05: 54. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 21: 45.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 9 direct trains from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) you can take a train with CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 45.
A day trip to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
You have options as you can travel from Cardiff, Penarth Road (Cardiff Central Station) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 2 different ways: train or coach.

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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