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Train Information from Durham to Birmingham

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£63 (€71)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Durham to Birmingham cover the 159 miles (256 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £53, but the average price of train tickets is £63. Travellers depart most frequently from Durham and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Durham to Birmingham with Crosscountry Railways

You can travel by train from Durham to Birmingham with Crosscountry Railways for as low as £53. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Crosscountry Railways

It’s easy to book your Crosscountry Railways train ticket between Durham and Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current Crosscountry Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Durham to Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Crosscountry Railways train tickets online. Prices for Crosscountry Railways trains between Durham and Birmingham start at £53 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km). If you search for Crosscountry Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Crosscountry Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Durham and Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Durham to Birmingham Crosscountry Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Crosscountry Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Durham to 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

Travel Tips

Trains from Durham 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 Durham to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Durham and Birmingham cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Durham to Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £53  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets to Birmingham from Durham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Durham to Birmingham is £63  one way.
What is the distance between Durham and Birmingham via train?
The train distance from Durham to Birmingham is around 159 miles (256 km).
How long does it take from Durham to Birmingham by train?
While the time it takes to travel 159 miles (256 km) to Birmingham from Durham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Durham to Birmingham is on average 3 h 15 min.
What is the departure train station in Durham and arrival train station in Birmingham?

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

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Durham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Durham to Birmingham?
For the best Durham to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Durham to Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Durham to Birmingham? When is the last train from Durham to Birmingham?
The first train from Durham to Birmingham leaves at 08: 53   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 53. Omio shows you the latest train from Durham to Birmingham schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Birmingham from Durham for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Durham to Birmingham is on average £63 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Durham to Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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