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Aberdare to Birmingham by train

It takes an average of 7h 8m to travel from Aberdare to Birmingham by train, over a distance of around 85 miles (136 km). There are normally 36 trains per day travelling from Aberdare to Birmingham and tickets for this journey start from £30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 13m
PriceFrom £30
Distance85 miles (136 km)
Frequency36 trains per day
Departure stationAberdare
Arrival stationBirmingham
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales

Aberdare to Birmingham train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdare to Birmingham for martes 11º mayo 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
21:23 On timeaberdare07:56 On timebirmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets10h 33m, 3 changes
21:23 On timeaberdare08:45 On timebirmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets11h 22m, 2 changes
06:44 aberdare09:58 On timebirmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets3h 14m, 2 changes
06:44 aberdare10:45 birmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets4h 1m, 1 change
07:44 aberdare11:45 birmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets4h 1m, 1 change
08:44 aberdare12:45 birmingham new streettransport for wales PeakGet tickets4h 1m, 1 change
09:44 aberdare13:58 birmingham new streettransport for wales Off PeakGet tickets4h 14m, 2 changes
10:44 aberdare14:45 birmingham new streettransport for wales Off PeakGet tickets4h 1m, 1 change
11:44 aberdare15:23 birmingham new streettransport for wales Off PeakGet tickets3h 39m, 3 changes
11:44 aberdare15:56 birmingham new streettransport for wales Off PeakGet tickets4h 12m, 2 changes

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Aberdare and Birmingham is 7 hours and 8 minutes, with around 36 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 Aberdare and Birmingham by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdare to Birmingham is 3 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdare to Birmingham cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdare to Birmingham can start from as little as £30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aberdare to Birmingham?

No, there are no direct train services from Aberdare to Birmingham. Travelling from Aberdare to Birmingham by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Aberdare to Birmingham leaves at 05:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Aberdare to Birmingham leaves at 22:51. 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 Aberdare and Birmingham by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdare to Birmingham cover a distance of around 85 miles (136 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdare to Birmingham

Train tickets from Aberdare to Birmingham start at £30 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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