Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Cheapest

£66

Average

£126

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
07:52Edinburgh Waverley4h13 12:05Birmingham New Street
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£661One-way
Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh Waverley5h00 15:06Birmingham New Street
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£1551One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh Waverley5h05 14:08Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1561One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 June
Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh Waverley4h13 12:05Birmingham New Street
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Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh Waverley5h05 14:08Birmingham New Street
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Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh Waverley5h00 15:06Birmingham New Street
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Showing times and prices for 30 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 13 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

395 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh Waverley for Birmingham New Street every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
07:52Edinburgh Waverley4h13 12:05Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£661One-way
Cross Country
10:06Edinburgh Waverley5h00 15:06Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1551One-way
Cross Country
09:03Edinburgh Waverley5h05 14:08Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£1561One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

distanceDistance245 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street cover the 245 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

For as little as £47 you can travel by train from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh Waverley and Birmingham New Street you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Edinburgh Waverley and Birmingham New Street for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Birmingham New Street from Edinburgh Waverley. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 245 miles (395 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train ticket can cost as little as £87 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 1 min
  • Average Price: £87
  • CrossCountry frequency: 11 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Travel by train to Birmingham New Street 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 to Birmingham New Street.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Edinburgh Waverley and Birmingham New Street for as low as £47  for the next 7 days.
The Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train ticket price is on average £61  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 245 miles  to Birmingham New Street from Edinburgh Waverley by train.
On average the Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train time is 4 h 13 min  covering the 245 miles long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street, you can rely on Cross Country or Avanti West Coast to get you to Birmingham New Street. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 18 trains a day from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train departs at 07: 06   and the last train from Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street leaves at 17: 52. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find a train to Birmingham New Street from Edinburgh Waverley to cost on average £61 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains departing from Edinburgh Waverley

Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
0.4 miles (659 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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 509 (including 16 handicapped spaces) Parking Pricing: Free for the first 40 minutes | £8. 50 up to 3 hours | £12. 00 up to 5 hours | £17. 50 up to 10 hours | £22. 00 up to 24 hours
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
2.4 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.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 34 Parking Pricing: £2. 00 per 40 minutes | £12. 00 per 4 hours
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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