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Overview: Train from Guildford to Birmingham

distanceDistance102 miles (165 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€66)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Guildford to Birmingham cover the 102 miles (165 km) long route taking on average 2 h 32 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £57, but the average price of train tickets is £57. Travellers depart most frequently from Guildford and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Guildford to Birmingham

You can travel by train from Guildford to Birmingham with CrossCountry for as low as £57. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Birmingham from Guildford you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

One of the best ways to travel to Birmingham from Guildford is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Birmingham from Guildford by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Guildford to Birmingham journey. You can expect to travel 102 miles (165 km) between Guildford and Birmingham on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Birmingham from Guildford, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Guildford to Birmingham!

CrossCountry from Guildford to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 52 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets between Guildford and Birmingham, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Guildford 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 Guildford to Birmingham.

How much do cheap trains to Birmingham from Guildford cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Guildford for as low as £57  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Guildford to Birmingham?

The Guildford to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £57  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance between Guildford and Birmingham via train?

The Guildford to Birmingham train distance is approximately 102 miles (165 km).

What is the average Guildford to Birmingham train duration?

The train time from Guildford to Birmingham is on average 2 h 32 min  for the 102 miles (165 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Guildford to Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Guildford to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham train station from Guildford do I arrive in?

Some of the Guildford train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include Guildford and London Road (Guildford). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Guildford   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Guildford train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Guildford and travel around 0.3 miles (501 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (399 m) from the train station to the city centre in Birmingham.

Which train providers can take me between Guildford and Birmingham?

Take the Guildford to Birmingham train with Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Guildford and Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Guildford and Birmingham?

The average number of trains departing Guildford for Birmingham is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Guildford to Birmingham?

The first train from Guildford to Birmingham leaves at 08: 50   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 34. Omio shows you the latest train from Guildford to Birmingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket between Guildford and Birmingham to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Guildford to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £57 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Birmingham from Guildford are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Guildford is the most popular Guildford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Guildford for your journey to Birmingham.