Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£16

Average

£29

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 Cheltenham to Birmingham will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.

Cross Country
09:59Cheltenham0h46 10:45Birmingham
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£161One-way
Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham0h41 09:56Birmingham
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£161One-way
Cross Country
14:40Cheltenham0h47 15:27Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
15:55Cheltenham0h50 16:45Birmingham
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£321One-way
Cross Country
12:15Cheltenham0h41 12:56Birmingham
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£321One-way

Train schedule Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 20 May
Cross Country
06:18Cheltenham0h58 07:16Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham0h41 09:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:59Cheltenham0h46 10:45Birmingham
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Cross Country
12:15Cheltenham0h41 12:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
13:15Cheltenham0h41 13:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
14:40Cheltenham0h47 15:27Birmingham
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Cross Country
15:55Cheltenham0h50 16:45Birmingham
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Cross Country
17:15Cheltenham0h41 17:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
21:06Cheltenham0h48 21:54Birmingham
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Fri
20 May
£33Cross Country
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Sat
21 May
£12Cross Country
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Sun
22 May
£16Cross Country
£6Megabus
Mon
23 May
£33Cross Country
£6Megabus
Tue
24 May
£33Cross Country
£6Megabus
Wed
25 May
£33Cross Country
£6Megabus
Thu
26 May
£32Cross Country
£6Megabus
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27 May
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£6Megabus
Sat
28 May
£12Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sun
29 May
£16Cross Country
£6Megabus
Mon
30 May
£34Cross Country
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Tue
31 May
£12Cross Country
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1 Jun
£33Cross Country
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2 Jun
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3 Jun
£16Cross Country
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4 Jun
£16Cross Country
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5 Jun
£16Cross Country
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6 Jun
£33Cross Country
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Tue
7 Jun
£32Cross Country
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Wed
8 Jun
£32Cross Country
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Fastest train times from Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

41 m

Average

45 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

66 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Cheltenham for Birmingham every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 66 km distance in an average of 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 58 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.

Cross Country
12:15Cheltenham0h41 12:56Birmingham
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£321One-way
Cross Country
17:15Cheltenham0h41 17:56Birmingham
0 changes
£321One-way
Cross Country
13:15Cheltenham0h41 13:56Birmingham
0 changes
£331One-way
Cross Country
09:15Cheltenham0h41 09:56Birmingham
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£161One-way
Cross Country
09:59Cheltenham0h46 10:45Birmingham
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£161One-way

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Overview: Train from Cheltenham to Birmingham

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham cover the 40 miles (65 km) long journey taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Cheltenham to Birmingham

You can travel by train between Cheltenham and Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £12. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket to Birmingham from Cheltenham online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Birmingham from Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham and Birmingham start at £12 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 40 miles (65 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 Cheltenham and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Cheltenham to Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

CrossCountry from Cheltenham to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 43 min
  • Average Price: £12
  • CrossCountry frequency: 25 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Cheltenham to Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Birmingham.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train between Cheltenham and Birmingham?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Cheltenham and Birmingham for as little as £12  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cheltenham to Birmingham train prices are on average £25  one way.

What is the distance by train from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

You should expect to travel around 40 miles (65 km)  to Birmingham from Cheltenham by train.

What is the average Cheltenham to Birmingham train duration?

The train time to Birmingham from Cheltenham is on average 38 min  for the 40 miles (65 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cheltenham and Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Cheltenham to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Cheltenham?

Some of the Cheltenham train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

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

Where is the Cheltenham train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and travel around 1.2 miles (2 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 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

Which train companies should I travel with from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

For the best Cheltenham to Birmingham train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cheltenham to Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains per day are there from Cheltenham to Birmingham?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham to Birmingham? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first train from Cheltenham to Birmingham leaves at 05: 17   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 59. Omio shows you the latest train from Cheltenham to Birmingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Cheltenham and Birmingham for the best deals?

If you book Cheltenham to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £25. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cheltenham
Birmingham
Cheltenham Spa is the most popular Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham for your journey to Birmingham.