York to Birmingham train

Cheap train tickets from York to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£31

Average

£57

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
11:44York2h24 14:08Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
09:44York2h24 12:08Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
10:44York2h20 13:04Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
18:44York2h24 21:08Birmingham
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£821One-way
Cross Country
08:44York2h20 11:04Birmingham
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£841One-way

Train schedule York to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
Cross Country
08:38York1h49 10:27Birmingham
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Cross Country
08:44York2h20 11:04Birmingham
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Cross Country
09:44York2h24 12:08Birmingham
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Cross Country
10:44York2h20 13:04Birmingham
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Cross Country
11:44York2h24 14:08Birmingham
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Cross Country
18:44York2h24 21:08Birmingham
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Fastest train times from York to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 49 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

173 km

Of the 6 trains that leave York for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:38York1h49 10:27Birmingham
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£841One-way
Cross Country
08:44York2h20 11:04Birmingham
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£841One-way
Cross Country
10:44York2h20 13:04Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
09:44York2h24 12:08Birmingham
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£311One-way
Cross Country
11:44York2h24 14:08Birmingham
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£311One-way

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Overview: Train from York to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from York to Birmingham cover the 107 miles (172 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £51, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 trains York to Birmingham

Buy your official CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 train tickets to Birmingham from York from £30 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3
CrossCountry

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Birmingham from York. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from York to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between York and Birmingham with First TransPennine Express 3! As an official travel partner of First TransPennine Express 3, Omio can help you search current train timetables from First TransPennine Express 3, compare the best routes from York to Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable First TransPennine Express 3 York to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for First TransPennine Express 3 tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from York to Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 107 miles (172 km) journey between York and Birmingham with ease and comfort on a train with First TransPennine Express 3.

York to Birmingham train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 55 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

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

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry to Birmingham from York for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the York to Birmingham train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your York - Birmingham trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from York to Birmingham by train is 107 miles (172 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £30 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from York to Birmingham in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry York - Birmingham train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Train information from York to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 18 min
  • Average Price: £30
  • CrossCountry frequency: 17 a day

Trains from York to Birmingham

Trains from York to Birmingham are provided by CrossCountry. Most services run directly, with a journey time of around 2 hours. Some overnight and early morning services may have one change, at either Leeds or Manchester Piccadilly, and these services generally take up to 4 hours. The first direct service of the day leaves York around 6:00 a.m., after which trains run regularly every 15 minutes to 1 hour until the evening when the last direct service leaves before 9:00 p.m. Trains from York to Birmingham depart from York Station on Station Row, and arrive at Birmingham's New Street Station on Station Street, close to The Bullring.

Travel Tips: Trains from York 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 York to Birmingham.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between York and Birmingham to cost as little as £30  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from York to Birmingham is £51  one way.
The distance from York to Birmingham by train is approximately 107 miles (172 km).
The York to Birmingham train duration is on average 2 h 20 min, which is to be expected when travelling 107 miles (172 km) from York to Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called York, is located 0.5 miles (790 m) from the city centre of York.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

If you're looking for trains from York to Birmingham, you can rely on Cross Country, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Birmingham. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the York to Birmingham route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains per day between York and Birmingham, and you can find a direct train for this route with Cross Country  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from York to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first York to Birmingham train departs at 05: 45   and the last train from York to Birmingham leaves at 18: 44. Check out the most up-to-date York to Birmingham train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy a train ticket between York and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £51 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from York to Birmingham are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

York
Birmingham
The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your trip between York and Birmingham.
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Public transport options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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