It takes an average of 1h 50m to travel from Watford to Birmingham by train, over a distance of around 86 miles (138 km). There are normally 94 trains per day traveling from Watford to Birmingham and tickets for this journey start from $10.20 when you book in advance.
From 1h 6m
86 miles (138 km)
94 trains per day
Direct trains available
If you want to travel from Watford to Birmingham by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Watford to Birmingham by train to take around 1 hour 50 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 6 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 94 trains per day running on this route, which spans 138 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 Watford to Birmingham start from $10.20 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!
The average journey time by train between Watford and Birmingham is 1 hour and 50 minutes, with around 94 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Watford to Birmingham is 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Train tickets from Watford to Birmingham can start from as little as $10.20 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Watford to Birmingham without having to change trains. There are 94 direct trains from Watford to Birmingham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Watford to Birmingham leaves at 04:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Watford to Birmingham leaves at 23:39. 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.
Trains travelling from Watford to Birmingham cover a distance of around 86 miles (138 km) during the journey.
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