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Birmingham to Rugeley by train

First train

04:21

Last train

23:22

Departure station

Birmingham

Arrival station

Rugeley

Journey time

From 46m

Distance

19 miles (31 km)

Frequency

82 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Taking the train from Birmingham to Rugeley in 46 minutes

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

It usually takes around 53 minutes to travel the 31 km from Birmingham to Rugeley by train, although you can get there in as little as 46 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 82 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Train tickets from Birmingham to Rugeley 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 Rugeley? 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 Rugeley

Want to know more about your journey from Birmingham to Rugeley? 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 Rugeley take?

The average journey time by train between Birmingham and Rugeley is 53 minutes, with around 82 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 Rugeley by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham to Rugeley is 46 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Rugeley?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Rugeley without having to change trains. There are 82 direct trains from Birmingham to Rugeley each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Birmingham to Rugeley leaves at 04:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Birmingham to Rugeley leaves at 23:22. 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 Rugeley by train?

Trains travelling from Birmingham to Rugeley cover a distance of around 19 miles (31 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Rugeley

Book in advance

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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 Rugeley 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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