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Birmingham New Street to Gloucester by train

It takes an average of 57m to travel from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester by train, over a distance of around 45 miles (72 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester and tickets for this journey start from £5.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 48m
PriceFrom £5.60
Distance45 miles (72 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
First train04:00
Last train21:12
Departure stationBirmingham New Street
Arrival stationGloucester
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry

Birmingham New Street to Gloucester train times

Check out the next trains departing from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester for Tuesday 17th May 2022 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.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:30 12:24 54m, direct
12:30 13:26 56m, direct
13:30 14:25 55m, direct
14:30 15:25 55m, direct
15:30 16:24 54m, direct
16:30 17:27 57m, direct
16:42 17:58 1h 16m, 1 change
17:12 18:07 55m, 1 change
17:30 18:27 57m, direct
18:12 19:02 50m, direct

Travel from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester by train in 48 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester by train is 1 hour 30 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 48 minutes. You'll usually find 19 trains per day travelling the 45 miles (72 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Gloucester. You'll be travelling with Great Western Railway, Transport for Wales or CrossCountry on your way to Gloucester, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester start from £5.60 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Gloucester, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester? 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 New Street to Gloucester take?

The average journey time by train between Birmingham New Street and Gloucester is 57 minutes, with around 19 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 New Street and Gloucester by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester is 48 minutes.

How much does the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester cost?

Train ticket prices from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester can start from as little as £5.60 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 Birmingham New Street to Gloucester?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester without having to change trains. There are 19 direct trains from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester leave?

The first train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester leave?

The last train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester leaves at 21:12. 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 New Street and Gloucester by train?

Trains travelling from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester cover a distance of around 45 miles (72 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

Train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester start at £5.60 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.

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 New Street to Gloucester 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.

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