Plymouth to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Cheapest

£134

Average

£141

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.

Cross Country
10:27Plymouth3h29 13:56Birmingham
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£1341One-way
Cross Country
10:53Plymouth3h35 14:28Birmingham
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£1351One-way
Great Western Railway
08:37Plymouth4h19 12:56Birmingham
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£1361One-way
Cross Country
14:27Plymouth3h29 17:56Birmingham
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£1611One-way

Train schedule Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 June
Great Western Railway
08:37Plymouth4h19 12:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:27Plymouth3h29 13:56Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:53Plymouth3h35 14:28Birmingham
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Cross Country
14:27Plymouth3h29 17:56Birmingham
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Fastest train times from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 27 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

281 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Plymouth for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
14:27Plymouth3h29 17:56Birmingham
0 changes
£1611One-way
Cross Country
10:27Plymouth3h29 13:56Birmingham
0 changes
£1341One-way
Cross Country
10:53Plymouth3h35 14:28Birmingham
0 changes
£1351One-way
Great Western Railway
08:37Plymouth4h19 12:56Birmingham
0 changes
£1361One-way

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Birmingham

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price£99 (€110)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or First Great Western Service

Trains from Plymouth to Birmingham cover the 174 miles (281 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 33 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or First Great Western Service. 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 £60, but the average price of train tickets is £99. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains Plymouth to Birmingham

Find the best trains between Plymouth and Birmingham with Omio's travel partners Great Western Rail and CrossCountry from £60. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

CrossCountry
Great Western Rail

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

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Birmingham from Plymouth. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Plymouth - Birmingham trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Birmingham from Plymouth is around 174 miles (281 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £60. As you check the latest Plymouth to Birmingham train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Birmingham safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Plymouth to Birmingham train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Average Price: £60
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Looking to travel by train between Plymouth and Birmingham? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Great Western Rail. Check Omio to see current Great Western Rail train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Plymouth to Birmingham train and book Great Western Rail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Plymouth to Birmingham, you can expect to travel 174 miles (281 km) one-way with Great Western Rail. If you search for trains between Plymouth and Birmingham in the Omio app, you can check if the Great Western Rail 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 Great Western Rail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Birmingham from Plymouth. Book that perfect Plymouth to Birmingham train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Great Western Rail!

Great Western Rail from Plymouth to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 8 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Plymouth 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 Plymouth to Birmingham.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Birmingham from Plymouth to cost as little as £60  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Plymouth to Birmingham train to cost on average £99  one way.
The train distance from Plymouth to Birmingham is around 174 miles (281 km).
On average the train from Plymouth to Birmingham duration is 3 h 33 min  for the 174 miles (281 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Birmingham from Plymouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Plymouth and Plymouth. Your route can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Plymouth   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Plymouth, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

For the route from Plymouth to Birmingham you can take a train with Cross Country or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Plymouth and Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Plymouth for Birmingham is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Plymouth to Birmingham leaves at 08: 27   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 50. Omio shows you the latest train from Plymouth to Birmingham times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train from Plymouth to Birmingham to cost on average £99 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Plymouth to Birmingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Plymouth
Birmingham
Plymouth is the most popular Plymouth 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 Plymouth for your journey to Birmingham.
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Public transport options for Plymouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station

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