|Distance||244 miles (394 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 3 min|
|Average train ticket price||£84 (€95)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast or Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham cover the 244 miles (394 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 3 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £84, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
For as little as £42 you can travel by train from Edinburgh to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way Edinburgh to Birmingham train ticket prices starting as low as £83 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Birmingham from Edinburgh by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 244 miles (394 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Edinburgh to Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Birmingham train information:
CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Edinburgh and 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.
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.
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.
In order to get the best price it's best to book train tickets up to at least one month prior to departure.
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.
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.
When taking the train between Edinburgh and Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. Your route can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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