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 York to Birmingham will cost around £ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 39.
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1 h 52 m
2 h 17 m
Trains per day
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.
These direct trains cover the 173 km distance in an average of 2 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 52 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 24 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.
|Distance||107 miles (172 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€46)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from York to Birmingham cover the 107 miles (172 km) long route taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £37, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Find the best trains from York to Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £37. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between York and Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Book your CrossCountry York to Birmingham train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest York to Birmingham routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from York to Birmingham is 107 miles (172 km), and the best price for a one-way York - Birmingham CrossCountry train ticket starts at £37 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!
Train information from York to Birmingham with CrossCountry:
When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Birmingham from York don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from York to Birmingham New Street.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from York and need to travel around 0.4 miles (607 m) 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 0.2 miles (399 m) from this train station to the city centre.
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