Trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
£79Cross Country
£32National Express
£103Flybe
Sat
Jul 20
£78Cross Country
£18National Express
£76Flybe
Sun
Jul 21
£78Cross Country
£29National Express
£55Flybe
Mon
Jul 22
£79Cross Country
£23National Express
£55Flybe
Tue
Jul 23
£79Cross Country
£23National Express
£47Flybe
Wed
Jul 24
£79Cross Country
£14National Express
£39Flybe
Thu
Jul 25
£79Cross Country
£23National Express
£47Flybe
Fri
Jul 26
£78Cross Country
£16National Express
£38Flybe
Sat
Jul 27
£78Cross Country
£18National Express
£38Flybe
Sun
Jul 28
£79Cross Country
£14National Express
£55Flybe
Mon
Jul 29
£79Cross Country
£23National Express
£47Flybe
Tue
Jul 30
£79Cross Country
£14National Express
£39Flybe
Wed
Jul 31
£79Cross Country
£23National Express
£39Flybe
Thu
Aug 1
£78Cross Country
£16National Express
£38Flybe
Fri
Aug 2
£79Cross Country
£21National Express
£39Flybe
Sat
Aug 3
£139Cross Country
£14National Express
£47Flybe
Sun
Aug 4
£78Cross Country
£23National Express
£76Flybe
Mon
Aug 5
£52Virgin Trains
£12National Express
£39Flybe
Tue
Aug 6
£45Virgin Trains
£14National Express
£38Flybe
Wed
Aug 7
£40Virgin Trains
£12National Express
£47Flybe

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Journey Summary

Edinburgh to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
5 hours 30 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £77
Trains depart from:Edinburgh
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:395 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham

There are over 40 trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham a day, with the majority of services requiring a change. During peak times, the amount of departures an hour increase. All trains depart from Edinburgh Waverly and arrive at Birmingham New Street.

 

Which train companies go from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

Trains from Edinburgh to Birminghamh are operated by TransPennine Express, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains.

How long are the trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

Journey times can vary depending on the route provider, if a change is required and time of day. The average journey lasts 5 hours and 3 minutes. The shortest journey lasts 4 hours and 6 minutes and the longest train from Edinburgh to Birmingham takes 5 hours and 33 minutes.

Are trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham direct?

Virgin Trains and CrossCountry both offer direct journeys from Edinburgh to Birmingham. Trains that require a change do so at Wolverhampton, York, Lancaster and Manchester Piccadilly.

How can I save money on train tickets from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

In order to get the best price it's best to book train tickets up to at least one month prior to departure.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Edinburgh to Birmingham?

Trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham run from 6:15 a.m. until 6:52 p.m. departing at twice an hour during peak commuter hours.

Where do trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham depart from Edinburgh Waverly Stations located in the centre of the city. Trains arrive at Birmingham New Street which is a 5-minute walk from the high street.

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Best fares for trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham

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Sat, Jul 20
Train
Cross Country
07:075h 1m12:08
EdinburghBirmingham
Fastest Trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Sat, Aug 10
Train
Virgin Trains
07:534h 12m12:05
EdinburghBirmingham
Sat, Aug 17
Train
Virgin Trains
07:534h 12m12:05
EdinburghBirmingham
Mon, Aug 5
Train
Virgin Trains
09:524h 13m14:05
EdinburghBirmingham
Return Train Tickets for Birmingham to Edinburgh
Sat, Jul 20
Train
Virgin Trains
08:155h 4m13:19
BirminghamEdinburgh
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Virgin Trains
08:205h 1m13:21
BirminghamEdinburgh
Mon, Jul 22
Train
London North Eastern Railway
07:304h 50m12:20
BirminghamEdinburgh

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Edinburgh
Birmingham
TrainEdinburgh Waverley

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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