Cheap train tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Cheapest

£151

Average

£153

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 Plymouth to Birmingham will cost around £ 153 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 151.

Cheapest
11:53Plymouth3h34 15:27Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way
Cheapest
12:27Plymouth3h29 15:56Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way
Cheapest
11:27Plymouth3h29 14:56Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way
09:27Plymouth3h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
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£1621One-way

Train schedule Plymouth to Birmingham

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09:27Plymouth3h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
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11:27Plymouth3h29 14:56Birmingham New Street
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11:53Plymouth3h34 15:27Birmingham New Street
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12:27Plymouth3h29 15:56Birmingham New Street
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Tue
7 Dec
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£36National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£151Cross Country
£37National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£150Cross Country
£36National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£150Cross Country
£36National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£73Cross Country
£28National Express
Sun
12 Dec
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£4National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£73Cross Country
£26National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£73Cross Country
£25National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£73Cross Country
£25National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£73Cross Country
£34National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£73Cross Country
£36National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£73Cross Country
£28National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£73Cross Country
£36National Express
Tue
21 Dec
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£18National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£73Cross Country
£37National Express
Fri
24 Dec
£74Cross Country
£21National Express
Sat
25 Dec
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£115National Express
Sun
26 Dec
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£45National Express
Mon
27 Dec
£150Cross Country
£36National Express

Fastest train times from Plymouth to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 8 Dec

Fastest Journey

3 h 29 m

Average

3 h 30 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.

These direct trains cover the 281 km distance in an average of 3 h 30 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 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.

Fastest
09:27Plymouth3h29 12:56Birmingham New Street
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£1621One-way
Fastest
12:27Plymouth3h29 15:56Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way
Fastest
11:27Plymouth3h29 14:56Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way
11:53Plymouth3h34 15:27Birmingham New Street
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£1511One-way

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Overview: Train from Plymouth to Birmingham

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£124 (€140)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Plymouth to Birmingham cover the 174 miles (281 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £124, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £73. Travellers depart most frequently from Plymouth and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

CrossCountry Plymouth – Birmingham

CrossCountry trains will get you between Plymouth and Birmingham from £73. 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 Plymouth and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Plymouth and Birmingham, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 174 miles (281 km) journey between Plymouth and Birmingham, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Birmingham from Plymouth as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains to Birmingham from Plymouth in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Plymouth to Birmingham starting at £73, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Train information from Plymouth to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 40 min
  • Average Price: £73
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Birmingham from Plymouth 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

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
What is the price of the cheapest train to Birmingham from Plymouth?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Plymouth and Birmingham for as low as £73  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Plymouth to Birmingham train prices are on average £124  one way.
How many miles is it from Plymouth to Birmingham by train?
The Plymouth to Birmingham train distance is approximately 174 miles (281 km).
How long does it take from Plymouth to Birmingham by train?
The Plymouth to Birmingham train duration is on average 3 h 29 min, which is to be expected when travelling 174 miles (281 km) between Plymouth and Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Plymouth and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Plymouth   and arriving in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the Plymouth train station located? Where is the Birmingham train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Plymouth, is located 0.5 miles (754 m) from the city centre of Plymouth.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

Which train providers can take me to Birmingham from Plymouth?
Take the Plymouth to Birmingham train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Plymouth and Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Birmingham from Plymouth?
The average number of trains departing Plymouth for Birmingham is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Plymouth and Birmingham to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Plymouth to Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £124 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Plymouth to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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