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Sep 21
£28West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Sep 22
£17West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Sep 23
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Sep 24
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Sep 25
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Sep 26
£13West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Sep 27
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Sep 28
£7Chiltern Railways
£6National Express
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Sep 29
£7Chiltern Railways
£6National Express
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Sep 30
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 1
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 2
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 3
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 4
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 5
£7Chiltern Railways
£6National Express
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Oct 6
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 7
£8West Midlands Railway
£4National Express
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Oct 8
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 9
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 10
£8West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Oct 11
£8West Midlands Railway
£4National Express

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Journey Summary

London to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 58 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £16
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:163 km
TrainTrain Companies:Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Birmingham: Overview

London and Birmingham are the UK’s largest cities in terms of population, and train travel offers an important link for many passengers looking to travel between the two major cities. See below for more in-depth information on how to get to and from the station, how to get to Birmingham International airport and how often trains depart from London to Birmingham.

Which train companies travel from London to Birmingham?

Trains from London to Birmingham are operated by Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways, and London Midland.

How long is the train from London to Birmingham?

London to Birmingham trains have a journey time of between 1h22 to 2h17 and depart throughout the day. Late trains from London to Birmingham operated by London Midland which depart after midnight are also available. These night trains take approximately 5½ hours journey time and require a long change at Northampton or Milton Keynes.

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

The first trains from London to Birmingham departs from London Euston train station at 5:27 a.m. while the last train leaves London at 11:30 p.m. There are also two London to Birmingham night trains which depart London Euston at 12:34 p.m. and 1:34 p.m. and take at least 5h27m to arrive at Birmingham New Street train station.

What are the departure and arrival stations for the train from London to Birmingham?

Departure Information: Most London to Birmingham trains depart from London's Euston train station. Later trains, operated by Chiltern Railways, depart from London's Marylebone train station. Both London stations are on the London Underground network with London Euston being on both the Northern Line and Victoria Line, and London Marylebone being on the Bakerloo line. Both stations are on the 205 and 30 bus routes.

Arrival Information: Most services arrive into Birmingham's New Street train station, later trains operated by Chiltern Railways arrive into Birmingham's Moor Street train station, which is just 600m away from Birmingham New Street Station. Many local buses, trams and taxis are available from the Birmingham New Street, allowing you to continue your journey.

Is it possible to catch the train from London to Birmingham Airport?

Virgin Trains and London Midland provide a direct service from London Euston train station to Birmingham Airport. The earliest train from London to Birmingham Airport is at 5:34 a.m. The last train serving this route leaves at 1:34 a.m and arrives at Birmingham Airport at 6:45 a.m. The journey time for trains from London to Birmingham airport are approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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