The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Norwich to Birmingham will cost around £ 81 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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3 h 54 m
4 h 10 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Norwich for Birmingham every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 217 km distance in an average of 4 h 10 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 54 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 34 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||134 miles (216 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||£47 (€53)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Greater Anglia or Cross Country|
Trains from Norwich to Birmingham cover the 134 miles (216 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 52 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia or Cross Country. 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 £24, but the average price of train tickets is £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Norwich and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry tickets between Norwich and Birmingham are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry to Birmingham from Norwich all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 134 miles (216 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Norwich to Birmingham routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Norwich to Birmingham train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Birmingham with CrossCountry!
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The first train from Norwich to Birmingham leaves just before 6:00 a.m., followed by an hourly service until just after 7:30 p.m. The same timetable operates from Monday to Saturday, with reduced service on Sundays. The journey time is around 4 hours, with a change at Ely. East Midlands trains run to Ely and CrossCountry trains finish the journey to Birmingham New Street Station.
Return journeys for trains from Birmingham to Norwich are also available.
Norwich Thorpe Station is ten minutes walk from the city centre. There is a taxi rank at the station. First Group and Konectbus run services to Norwich Thorpe from the city centre, the airport, the university and surrounding villages. Norwich has a night bus service.
Birmingham is Britain's second-largest city and has undergone a lot of redevelopments in recent years. There are some beautiful Victorian buildings, excellent museums, attractive canal-side areas and great restaurants. Birmingham also makes a good base for exploring nearby attractions, such as Shakespeare's birthplace at Stratford-Upon-Avon and Warwick Castle.
Birmingham New Street Station is a central hub for British Rail trains and has recently been modernised. The station now includes a shopping centre and is conveniently located near the city centre. Taxis are available from a rank outside the station. Local buses, operated by Network West Midlands, run from Birmingham New Street to the city centre, the airport and surrounding villages. Birmingham also has a new Metro system which runs from the station and through the city centre.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Norwich and arriving in Birmingham New Street.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Norwich, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Norwich.
The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.
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