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Train Information to Birmingham from Nottingham

distanceDistance45 miles (72 km)
durationAverage train duration34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham cover the 45 miles (72 km) long route taking on average 34 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Nottingham and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry from Nottingham to Birmingham

Travel from Nottingham to Birmingham from £15 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets between Nottingham and Birmingham, check out Omio! With one-way Nottingham to Birmingham train ticket prices starting as low as £15 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Birmingham from Nottingham by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 45 miles (72 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Nottingham and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Nottingham and Birmingham on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: £15

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between Nottingham and 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

Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham: Journey Details

Birmingham is the second largest city in England with a multicultural population and an outstanding shopping, dining and cultural scene. Visitors can browse chic shops and boutiques, enjoy art, dance and orchestral concerts, and feast on a wide range of cosmopolitan fare. The train offers a fast and convenient way to travel the 73 kilometres from Nottingham to Birmingham with frequent daily services operated by East Midlands Trains and Cross Country.

The first service departs early in the morning and run every 30 minutes or so until the final departure in the late evening. Most services are direct and take around 75 minutes while a few require a change at Derby or Leicester. Off-peak fares are available for departures from 9:41 a.m. onward.

 

Which train companies go from Nottingham to Birmingham?

Cross Country and East Midlands Trains operate the trains from Nottingham to Birmingham.

How long is the train from Nottingham to Birmingham?

Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham are at least 1 hour and 12 minutes long, with the fastest connection.

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

The first direct train from Nottingham to Birmingham is at 05:32 a.m and the last direct Nottingham to Birmingham train leaves at 02:29 a.m.

Where do trains from Nottingham to Birmingham depart from and arrive to?

Trains to Birmingham from Notthingham leave from Nottingham Station. Located on Carrington Street, it’s part of a recently renovated a transport hub for the region. The station is open 24 hours a day and very well served with bus routes. Passengers can also arrive by the NET tram service and Skylink buses connect with East Midlands Airport. Parking is available at the new multi-storey car park on nearby Queens Road.

Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham arrive at the newly revamped New Street Station. Located right in the centre of town opposite the Bullring Shopping Centre, it’s a major railway hub for the Midlands. Onward travel from the station is convenient via Metro or bus. Line One of the Metro system allows easy access to other points all over the city, and passengers can also find many bus stops on nearby Smallbrook Queensway and Hill St. A taxi rank is located on Navigation Street just outside the station’s Stephenson Street/Victoria Square exit.

Travel Tips

Trains from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Birmingham.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Nottingham cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Birmingham from Nottingham for as low as £15  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Nottingham to Birmingham on average?
The Nottingham to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £29  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Nottingham and Birmingham via train?
The distance from Nottingham to Birmingham by train is approximately 45 miles (72 km).
What is the average Nottingham to Birmingham train duration?
On average the Nottingham to Birmingham train time is 34 min  covering the 45 miles (72 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station from Nottingham to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham train station from Nottingham do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Nottingham train station to Birmingham? Where is the Birmingham train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Nottingham and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Nottingham to Birmingham?
For the best Nottingham to Birmingham train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Nottingham and Birmingham to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there between Nottingham and Birmingham?
The average number of trains departing Nottingham for Birmingham is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Nottingham to Birmingham?
The earliest train departing from Nottingham to Birmingham leaves at 07: 08. The last train departing from Nottingham to Birmingham leaves at 12: 31. You can find the latest Nottingham to Birmingham train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Nottingham to Birmingham train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Nottingham to Birmingham is on average £29 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 route. In general, you can find train tickets to Birmingham from Nottingham available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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