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Train Information between Cork and Birmingham

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Cork to Birmingham cover the 280 miles (452 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cork City and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Cork, Ireland to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Travel between Cork, Ireland and Birmingham, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Cork?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 19/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cork and Birmingham before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Ireland from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Cork, Ireland from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cork from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cork, Ireland?

The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cork from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Cork to Birmingham by train?
You should expect to travel around 280 miles (452 km)  between Cork and Birmingham by train.
Which train station from Cork to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham train station from Cork do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cork City   to Birmingham New Street.

Where is the train station in Cork to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Cork City, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Cork.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Birmingham.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cork
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Cork is Cork City. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cork City for your trip between Cork and Birmingham.