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Hereford to Birmingham by train

It takes an average of 1h 36m to travel from Hereford to Birmingham by train, over a distance of around 45 miles (73 km). There are normally 24 trains per day traveling from Hereford to Birmingham and tickets for this journey start from $23.75 when you book in advance.

First train

5:40 am

Last train

9:25 pm

Departure station

Hereford

Arrival station

Birmingham

Journey time

From 1h 21m

Distance

45 miles (73 km)

Frequency

24 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $23.75

Take the train from Hereford to Birmingham in 1 hour 21 minutes

If you want to travel from Hereford to Birmingham by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Hereford to Birmingham by train to take around 1 hour 36 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 21 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 24 trains per day running on this route, which spans 73 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Birmingham.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Hereford to Birmingham start from $23.75 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

FAQs for Hereford to Birmingham

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

The average journey time by train between Hereford and Birmingham is 1 hour and 36 minutes, with around 24 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 Hereford and Birmingham by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hereford to Birmingham is 1 hour and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Hereford to Birmingham cost?

Train tickets from Hereford to Birmingham can start from as little as $23.75 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Hereford to Birmingham?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hereford to Birmingham without having to change trains. There are 24 direct trains from Hereford to Birmingham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Hereford to Birmingham leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hereford to Birmingham leaves at 21:25. 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 Hereford and Birmingham by train?

Trains travelling from Hereford to Birmingham cover a distance of around 45 miles (73 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Birmingham to Hereford.

Cheap train tickets from Hereford to Birmingham

Train tickets from Hereford to Birmingham start at $23.75 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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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 Hereford to Birmingham 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.

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

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