The cheapest trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Cheapest

£12

Average

£23

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 £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

Cheapest
11:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 12:45Birmingham New Street
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£121One-way
Cheapest
09:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 10:45Birmingham New Street
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£121One-way
Cheapest
10:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 10:56Birmingham New Street
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£121One-way
10:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 11:45Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£161One-way
11:15Cheltenham Spa0h43 11:58Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£301One-way

Timetable Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 21 Oct
08:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 08:56Birmingham New Street
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08:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 09:45Birmingham New Street
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09:15Cheltenham Spa0h43 09:58Birmingham New Street
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09:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 10:45Birmingham New Street
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10:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 10:56Birmingham New Street
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10:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 11:45Birmingham New Street
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11:15Cheltenham Spa0h43 11:58Birmingham New Street
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11:59Cheltenham Spa0h46 12:45Birmingham New Street
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12:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 12:56Birmingham New Street
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
21 Oct
£12Cross Country
£6Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£16Cross Country
£6Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£12Cross Country
£6Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£12Cross Country
£6Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£12Cross Country
£6National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£15Cross Country
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£15Cross Country
£4National Express

The fastest trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 21 Oct

Fastest Journey

41 m

Average

43 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 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 41 m .

The slowest trains will take 46 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.

Fastest
08:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 08:56Birmingham New Street
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£311One-way
Fastest
12:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 12:56Birmingham New Street
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£311One-way
Fastest
10:15Cheltenham Spa0h41 10:56Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£121One-way
09:15Cheltenham Spa0h43 09:58Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£311One-way
11:15Cheltenham Spa0h43 11:58Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£301One-way

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Train Information to Birmingham from Cheltenham

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham cover the 40 miles (65 km) long trip taking on average 38 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

Cheltenham to Birmingham with CrossCountry

For as little as £12 you can travel by train between Cheltenham and Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

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

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Cheltenham and Birmingham for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Cheltenham and Birmingham. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 40 miles (65 km) on this journey and your CrossCountry Cheltenham to Birmingham train ticket can cost as little as £12 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Cheltenham to Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Cheltenham to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

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

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Cheltenham and Birmingham:

  • 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

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Trains from Cheltenham to Birmingham
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Cheltenham and Birmingham cost?
You can find a cheap train from Cheltenham to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Cheltenham to Birmingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Cheltenham and Birmingham is £14  one way.
What is the distance between Cheltenham and Birmingham by train?
The distance from Cheltenham to Birmingham by train is approximately 40 miles (65 km).
How long does it take from Cheltenham to Birmingham by train?
The Cheltenham to Birmingham train duration is on average 38 min, which is to be expected when travelling 40 miles (65 km) from Cheltenham to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cheltenham and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When taking the train to Birmingham from Cheltenham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cheltenham Spa and Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse (Park&Ride). 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 Cheltenham Spa   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where do I find the Cheltenham train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cheltenham Spa and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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.

Which train companies can get me from Cheltenham to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Cheltenham to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cheltenham to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there from Cheltenham to Birmingham?
The average number of trains departing Cheltenham for Birmingham is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Cheltenham to Birmingham? When does the last train depart from Cheltenham to Birmingham?
The earliest train departing from Cheltenham to Birmingham leaves at 07: 15. The last train departing from Cheltenham to Birmingham leaves at 11: 11. You can find the latest Cheltenham to Birmingham train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Birmingham from Cheltenham for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket to Birmingham from Cheltenham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £14 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Birmingham from Cheltenham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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.