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Train Information between Huddersfield and Birmingham

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Huddersfield to Birmingham cover the 81 miles (130 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 34 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £70, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Huddersfield and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Huddersfield to Birmingham with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you to Birmingham from Huddersfield from £70. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry to Birmingham from Huddersfield for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Huddersfield to Birmingham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Huddersfield - Birmingham trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Huddersfield to Birmingham by train is 81 miles (130 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £71 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Huddersfield and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Huddersfield - Birmingham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Huddersfield to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 27 min
  • Average Price: £71
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Huddersfield to Birmingham due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield to Birmingham.
What is the cost of cheap trains between Huddersfield and Birmingham?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Birmingham from Huddersfield to cost as little as £70  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Birmingham from Huddersfield?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Huddersfield to Birmingham train prices are on average £70  one way.
How many miles is it from Huddersfield to Birmingham by train?
The train distance from Huddersfield to Birmingham is around 81 miles (130 km).
How long is the train to Birmingham from Huddersfield?
The Huddersfield to Birmingham train duration is on average 2 h 34 min, which is to be expected when travelling 81 miles (130 km) to Birmingham from Huddersfield. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Huddersfield to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Huddersfield?

There are a few train stations in Huddersfield to start your route from including Huddersfield and Huddersfield, Swan Lane North St. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

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

Where is the train station in Huddersfield to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Huddersfield, located approximately 0 miles (43 m) from the city centre of Huddersfield. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Huddersfield to Birmingham?
When taking a train from Huddersfield to Birmingham, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Huddersfield to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services are there between Huddersfield and Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Huddersfield to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book Huddersfield to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Huddersfield and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £70 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Birmingham from Huddersfield are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Huddersfield is the most popular Huddersfield 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 Huddersfield for your journey to Birmingham.