The cheapest trains from Norwich to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£90

Average

£94

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 £ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 90.

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08:03Norwich4h04 12:07Birmingham New Street
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£901One-way
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09:04Norwich4h02 13:06Birmingham New Street
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£901One-way
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10:00Norwich4h06 14:06Birmingham New Street
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£901One-way
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11:00Norwich4h06 15:06Birmingham New Street
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£901One-way
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10:30Norwich3h55 14:25Birmingham New Street
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£901One-way

Timetable Norwich to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 22 Oct
08:03Norwich4h04 12:07Birmingham New Street
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08:56Norwich3h42 12:38Birmingham New Street
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09:04Norwich4h02 13:06Birmingham New Street
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09:55Norwich3h43 13:38Birmingham New Street
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10:00Norwich4h06 14:06Birmingham New Street
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10:30Norwich3h55 14:25Birmingham New Street
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10:33Norwich4h05 14:38Birmingham New Street
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11:00Norwich4h06 15:06Birmingham New Street
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11:32Norwich3h53 15:25Birmingham New Street
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
22 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£20National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£18National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£45Greater Anglia
£16National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£14National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£47Greater Anglia
£9National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£14National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£15National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£89Greater Anglia
£16National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£45Greater Anglia
£15National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£89Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£44Greater Anglia
£12National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£47Greater Anglia
£11National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£102Cross Country
£13National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£45Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£45Greater Anglia
£10National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£47Greater Anglia
£9National Express

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Train Information to Birmingham from Norwich

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£77 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreater Anglia or Cross Country

Trains from Norwich to Birmingham cover the 134 miles (216 km) long route taking on average 4 h 2 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 journey for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £77. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry from Norwich to Birmingham

CrossCountry trains will get you between Norwich and Birmingham from £45. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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.

Looking to travel by train between Norwich and Birmingham? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Norwich to Birmingham train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Norwich to Birmingham, you can expect to travel 134 miles (216 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between Norwich and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can check 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. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Birmingham from Norwich. Book that perfect Norwich to Birmingham train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

Norwich to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 4 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Norwich and Birmingham and when travelling by train:

  • 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

Train from Norwich to Birmingham: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Norwich

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.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Norwich 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 Norwich to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Norwich and Birmingham cost?
You can find a cheap train from Norwich to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as £45  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Norwich to Birmingham?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Norwich to Birmingham train price to come in at an average of £77  one way.
What is the distance to Birmingham from Norwich via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Norwich and Birmingham via train to be approximately 134 miles (216 km).
What is the average Norwich to Birmingham train duration?
On average the train from Norwich to Birmingham duration is 4 h 2 min  for the 134 miles (216 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Norwich to Birmingham train leave from? Which Birmingham train station do I come into from Norwich?

Omio customers book a train from Norwich   to Birmingham New Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Norwich located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Norwich, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Norwich. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Norwich to Birmingham?
For the best Norwich to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greater Anglia or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Norwich and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there between Norwich and Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Norwich for Birmingham is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Norwich to Birmingham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Norwich to Birmingham train departs at 07: 00   and the last train from Norwich to Birmingham leaves at 09: 32. Check out the most up-to-date Norwich to Birmingham train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Norwich to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Norwich to Birmingham is on average £77 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Norwich and Birmingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Norwich
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from Norwich is Norwich. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Norwich for your trip from Norwich to Birmingham.