Croydon to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£41

Average

£45

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.

Avanti West Coast
08:22Croydon3h24 11:46Birmingham
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£411One-way
Chiltern Railways
07:26Croydon3h06 10:32Birmingham
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£451One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:24Croydon3h08 11:32Birmingham
0 changes
£461One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:56Croydon3h16 12:12Birmingham
0 changes
£461One-way

Train schedule Croydon to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
Chiltern Railways
07:26Croydon3h06 10:32Birmingham
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Avanti West Coast
08:22Croydon3h24 11:46Birmingham
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Chiltern Railways
08:24Croydon3h08 11:32Birmingham
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Chiltern Railways
08:56Croydon3h16 12:12Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Croydon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

174 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Croydon for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Chiltern Railways
07:26Croydon3h06 10:32Birmingham
0 changes
£451One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:24Croydon3h08 11:32Birmingham
0 changes
£461One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:56Croydon3h16 12:12Birmingham
0 changes
£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:22Croydon3h24 11:46Birmingham
0 changes
£411One-way

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency67 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 67 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersChiltern Railways or Southern

Trains from Croydon to Birmingham cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 48 min with our travel partners like Chiltern Railways or Southern. Normally, there are 67 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: Chiltern Railways trains Croydon to Birmingham

Buy your official Chiltern Railways train tickets from Croydon to Birmingham from £45 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from Croydon to Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Croydon and Birmingham, check Omio for Chiltern Railways trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 107 miles (173 km) trip from Croydon to Birmingham, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Chiltern Railways trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Chiltern Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Croydon and Birmingham as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your Chiltern Railways train on Omio. If you search for trains to Birmingham from Croydon in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for Chiltern Railways trains between Croydon and Birmingham starting at £45, buy your official Chiltern Railways tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

  • Average Price: £45

Travel Tips: Trains from Croydon 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 Croydon to Birmingham.
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Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Birmingham from Croydon for the next 7 days starting from £45  one way.
The Croydon to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £45  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance between Croydon and Birmingham by train is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
The Croydon to Birmingham train duration is on average 2 h 48 min, which is to be expected when travelling 107 miles (173 km) from Croydon to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

When departing from Croydon, you have various train station options to start your journey from including East Croydon, West Croydon and South Croydon. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers book a train from East Croydon   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from East Croydon and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 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.

For the best Croydon to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Chiltern Railways or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Croydon and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Croydon for Birmingham is 67 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Croydon at 07: 08. The last train leaves from Croydon at 14: 33. Check Omio for the latest train times from Croydon to Birmingham and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy Croydon to Birmingham train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £45. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Croydon to Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Croydon
Birmingham
East Croydon is the most popular Croydon 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 Croydon for your journey to Birmingham.
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Public transport options for East Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses pick up / drop off at the bus stop on Dingwall Road.
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Public transport options for West Croydon
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stop B5 in Station Road Due to ongoing works, the stops for Rail Replacement bus services at West Croydon bus station are subject to regular change. Please check with local staff if intending to use this service.
Metro: London Trams (formerly Tramlink) services to Elmers End, Beckenham Junction and New Addington via East Croydon
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