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Trains to Birmingham

Birmingham is one of Britain's finest examples of a cosmopolitan, modern, vibrant city. Recent redevelopment has solidified its position as a cultural and economic hub. Birmingham is a popular place to visit for entertainment, restaurants, museums and art galleries.

Popular train routes to Birmingham

London to Birmingham
Manchester to Birmingham
Nottingham to Birmingham
Leicester to Birmingham
Liverpool to Birmingham

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Visiting Birmingham

The Birmingham NEC is a world renowned arena which showcases the best events and acts throughout the year; check out their website to find out what's on.

For both adults and children alike, Cadbury World has provided a fun and delicious day out for over 25 years. By purchasing your tickets online before you travel, you can save 5% on the entrance fee. Take the tour and enjoy finding out more about the world famous chocolate.

Since 1996 The National Sealife Aquarium in Birmingham has provided a fantastic sight for all ocean lovers. With over 60 different displays, this aquarium will keep the whole family entertained for a whole day; book online in advance to save up to 40% on the price of admission.

Birmingham is steeped in history and nowhere portrays this better than the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Alongside the stunning array of artefacts, the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery also hold exciting events throughout the year; details can be found on their website.

 

How to find the cheapest train tickets to Birmingham

There are a number of ways in which you can find cheap train tickets to Birmingham to help you save money and explore Birmingham. Whether you are getting a train to Birmingham for work or leisure, our journey planner can help you find the cheapest available tickets on the days you want to travel.

The first way you can get your hands on cheaper train tickets to Birmingham is by using a national railcard. If you travel more than a few times a year, buying an eligible railcard can allow you to save up to 1/3 off the price of your train tickets*, meaning you can spend more on things to see and do in the city. To see out the different types of railcards, eligibility requirements and to buy a card online, check out our railcards page.

Another way to save money on train tickets to Birmingham is by purchasing an Advanced ticket. In most cases, the earlier you book Advanced tickets, the more you will benefit from cheap fares to Birmingham. Advance tickets typically go on sale 12 weeks in advance, so if you are off to hit the shops or a night out with friends pencilled in the calendar, simply look out for the “Advanced ticket” type when your search for tickets using our Journey Planner, or sign up to our Ticket alert to find out as soon as your tickets go on sale. Make sure you book these tickets as early as possible, because the longer you wait, the more the price can go up.

Want more handy hints on how to save money on train tickets? Check out our cheap train tickets page.

*Conditions and peak travel time exclusions may apply on some railcard types.