Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
18:524h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£491One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
19:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£811One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
21:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£811One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£931One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1211One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 April
Cross Country
08:055h00
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:004h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
09:074h57
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:035h03
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:004h28
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
11:084h56
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
12:074h59
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
13:055h01
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:304h58
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
18:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Cross Country
14:035h03
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
19:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
19:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
15:084h57
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
20:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
16:075h00
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
21:07Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
21:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
17:075h01
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
22:08Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
18:075h20
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:27Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
18:524h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

Showing times and prices for 19 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 13 m

Average

4 h 43 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

395 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) for Birmingham New Street (BHM) every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
18:524h13
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
23:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£491One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
17:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£931One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
14:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
19:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£811One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
13:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1211One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:524h14
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1211One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

distanceDistance245 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£109 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) cover the 245 miles long route taking on average 4 h 6 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £109, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express trains Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM)

You can travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and TransPennine Express for as low as £49. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Train information from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 46 min
  • Cheapest Price: £99
  • East Coast frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is £109; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) train time is 4 h 6 min   covering the 245 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 06: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) leaves at 18: 52.
There are 25 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the route from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) you can take a train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, TransPennine Express or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Birmingham New Street (BHM) from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 52.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) 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 Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) is March.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to Birmingham New Street (BHM) 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (727 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Edinburgh Airport
7 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
There are a few ATM machines around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Europcar | Enterprise
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information booths are located on the concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

Trains arriving to Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

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