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Birmingham to Brentford by train

First train

05:30

Last train

21:21

Departure station

Birmingham

Arrival station

Brentford

Journey time

From 2h 41m

Distance

96 miles (155 km)

Frequency

7 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Train operators

London Overground, South Western Railway, Avanti West Coast, Southern

Taking the train from Birmingham to Brentford in 2 hours 41 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Birmingham to Brentford? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 3 minutes to travel the 155 km from Birmingham to Brentford by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 41 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 7 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Birmingham to Brentford are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Brentford? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

FAQs for Birmingham to Brentford

Want to know more about your journey from Birmingham to Brentford? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Birmingham to Brentford take?

The average journey time by train between Birmingham and Brentford is 3 hours and 3 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham and Brentford by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham to Brentford is 2 hours and 41 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Brentford?

No, there are no direct train services from Birmingham to Brentford. Travelling from Birmingham to Brentford by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Birmingham to Brentford leave?

The first train from Birmingham to Brentford leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Birmingham to Brentford leave?

The last train from Birmingham to Brentford leaves at 21:21. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Birmingham and Brentford by train?

Trains travelling from Birmingham to Brentford cover a distance of around 96 miles (155 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Brentford

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Birmingham to Brentford is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

What are my ticket options for this journey?

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