Croydon to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Croydon to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Chiltern Railways
05:103h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:35Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Chiltern Railways
05:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
09:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Chiltern Railways
04:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
05:402h46
East Croydon (ECR)
08:26Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1181One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
04:403h06
East Croydon (ECR)
07:46Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1181One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCroydon to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Chiltern Railways
04:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
04:403h06
East Croydon (ECR)
07:46Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:103h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:35Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
09:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
05:402h46
East Croydon (ECR)
08:26Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes

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Train times from Croydon to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 46 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

174 km

To travel from Croydon to Birmingham you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
05:402h46
East Croydon (ECR)
08:26Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1181One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
04:403h06
East Croydon (ECR)
07:46Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1181One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:103h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:35Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
05:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
09:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
2 changes
Chiltern Railways
04:403h25
East Croydon (ECR)
08:05Birmingham Moor Street (BMO)
£841One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Croydon to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink

Trains from Croydon to Birmingham cover the 107 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from East Croydon and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains and Southern trains Croydon to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham from Croydon from £47 with Omio’s train partners Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains and Southern! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

    FAQs: Croydon to Birmingham train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Croydon 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.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Croydon to Birmingham can start from as little as £44 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Croydon to Birmingham is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    On average the Croydon to Birmingham train time is 2 h 14 min   covering the 107 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Croydon to Birmingham leaves at 04: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Croydon to Birmingham leaves at 22: 15.
    There are 25 trains a day from Croydon to Birmingham which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Croydon to Birmingham train with Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, Southern or Thameslink. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Croydon to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 15.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from East Croydon, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Croydon to Birmingham is January.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Croydon to Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Croydon and Birmingham

    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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    East Croydon or West Croydon

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