Norwich to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Norwich to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Greater Anglia
10:003h56
Norwich station (NRW)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
09:324h16
Norwich station (NRW)
13:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
08:304h18
Norwich station (NRW)
12:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
Greater Anglia
09:033h53
Norwich station (NRW)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:563h42
Norwich station (NRW)
12:38Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1381One-way
1 change

Train timetableNorwich to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Greater Anglia
08:304h18
Norwich station (NRW)
12:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Cross Country
08:563h42
Norwich station (NRW)
12:38Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Greater Anglia
09:033h53
Norwich station (NRW)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Greater Anglia
09:324h16
Norwich station (NRW)
13:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes
Cross Country
09:553h43
Norwich station (NRW)
13:38Birmingham New Street (BHM)
1 change
Greater Anglia
10:003h56
Norwich station (NRW)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
2 changes

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Train times from Norwich to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 42 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

217 km

To travel from Norwich to Birmingham you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:563h42
Norwich station (NRW)
12:38Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1381One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:553h43
Norwich station (NRW)
13:38Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1381One-way
1 change
Greater Anglia
09:033h53
Norwich station (NRW)
12:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Greater Anglia
10:003h56
Norwich station (NRW)
13:56Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes
Greater Anglia
09:324h16
Norwich station (NRW)
13:48Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£671One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Norwich to Birmingham

distanceDistance134 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£79 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAbellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Norwich to Birmingham cover the 134 miles long route taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £79, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Norwich and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Norwich to Birmingham

Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains 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.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

    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.

    FAQs: Norwich to Birmingham train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Norwich 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
    Cheap train tickets from Norwich to Birmingham can start from as little as £48 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Norwich to Birmingham is £79; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Norwich to Birmingham is 3 h 36 min   to travel the 134 mile long journey, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Norwich to Birmingham leaves at 05: 49. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Norwich to Birmingham leaves at 18: 32.
    There are 12 trains a day from Norwich to Birmingham which require at least one change with Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Birmingham. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Norwich to Birmingham.
    Take the Norwich to Birmingham train with Abellio Greater Anglia, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Norwich and Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 32.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Norwich, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Norwich to Birmingham by train is December.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Norwich to Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Norwich and Birmingham

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