York to Birmingham train

Tue, 18 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from York to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from York to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
11:442h20
York station (YRK)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£741One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:361h52
York station (YRK)
11:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£951One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:361h52
York station (YRK)
13:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£951One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:432h22
York station (YRK)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£951One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:442h18
York station (YRK)
12:02Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
0 changes

Train timetableYork to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Cross Country
08:442h22
York station (YRK)
11:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:361h52
York station (YRK)
11:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:442h18
York station (YRK)
12:02Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:432h22
York station (YRK)
13:05Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:361h52
York station (YRK)
13:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:442h20
York station (YRK)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
0 changes

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Train times from York to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 52 m

Average

2 h 11 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.

Fastest
Cross Country
09:361h52
York station (YRK)
11:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£951One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Cross Country
11:361h52
York station (YRK)
13:28Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£951One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:442h18
York station (YRK)
12:02Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£981One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:442h20
York station (YRK)
14:04Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£741One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:442h22
York station (YRK)
11:06Birmingham New Street (BHM)
£1051One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from York to Birmingham

distanceDistance107 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from York to Birmingham cover the 107 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £38, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains York to Birmingham

CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you between York and Birmingham from £39. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 from York to Birmingham. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

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

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Cheapest Price: £185
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 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.

FAQs: York to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from York 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
Cheap train tickets from York to Birmingham can start from as little as £38 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for York to Birmingham is £60; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from York to Birmingham is 1 h 52 min   to travel the 107 mile long journey, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from York to Birmingham leaves at 05: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from York to Birmingham leaves at 20: 44.
Yes, it is possible to travel from York to Birmingham without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 15 direct trains from York to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from York to Birmingham, you can count on CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between York and Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 44.

Passengers board the train most frequently from York, which is located around 0.5 miles (787 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from York is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 52 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from York to Birmingham is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between York and Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

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