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Birmingham New Street to Newquay

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  1. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    07:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:40
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:11
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:06
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:11
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:02
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    12:46
    Plymouth
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:13
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:00
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:07
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:59
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    11:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    14:43
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:11
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:59
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:10
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:02
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    13:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    16:12
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:20
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:22
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:29
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:21
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  5. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    15:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11B estimated
    19:45
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:28
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:20
    Newquay
    Newquay
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    15:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    18:11
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:24
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    20:24
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:28
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:20
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    22:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 12B estimated
    23:40
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:24
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:08
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:17
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:09
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Peak
  8. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11M estimated
    07:12
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11M estimated
    09:40
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:11
    Exeter St David's
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:06
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:11
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:02
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    09:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    12:46
    Plymouth
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:13
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:00
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:07
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:59
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    11:17
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11 estimated
    14:43
    Plymouth
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:11
    Plymouth
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:59
    Par
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:10
    Par
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:02
    Newquay
    Newquay
    2 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Birmingham New Street to Newquay

  • Train Fares from: £47.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 4

Travelling from Birmingham to Newquay by train

There are no direct trains from Birmingham New Street to Newquay but you have two options: the first option requires one change in Par and the second option requires two changes, one at Exeter St. David's and one again in Par.

The first option, with a single change in Par, is operated by CrossCountry for the first leg and by Great Western Railway for the second leg.

The second option is operated by the same companies: CrossCountry from Birmingham New Street to Exeter St David’s and then by Great Western Railway for the last two legs.

CrossCountry trains all come with a First Class option. There's a buffet car on most of their trains, if not, then there will be a buffet cart providing at-seat service. Most CrossCountry trains on this route feature a Quiet Coach and there's free WiFi if you travel in First Class (WiFi can be purchased for a small fee if you're seated in Standard).

For more information, please visit our Great Western Railway page.

Route information from Birmingham to Newquay

The Birmingham New Street to Newquay train route takes you on a scenic tour of Worcestershire, culminating in a relaxing journey through the Cotswolds and on to Bristol. Once you leave Bristol you'll pass through Somerset (famed for its farmland) before entering Devon and reaching Exeter St David’s. You’ll leave Exeter and immediately ride along one of the most scenic and iconic parts of the UK rail network; The Dawlish Seawall. For over 10 miles you'll ride along the absolute edge of the Devon coast, with nothing but sea in front of you. Make sure to find a seat on the left to make the most of the amazing views.

After your change at Par, it’s time to cross over to North Cornwall and be ready for Newquay. You’ll see the very edge of the Bristol Channel as you pull into the station, and as soon as you step off, you’ll immediately get a smell of that famous sea breeze.

Things to do in Newquay

Famed for its incredible surfing opportunities, we highly recommend you take to the waves when in Newquay. Alternatively, you can check out the Blue Reef Aquarium or Newquay Zoo - both great ways to entertain the kids over a long weekend.

  • How long does it take to travel from Birmingham New Street to Newquay by train?

    The average journey time between Birmingham New Street and Newquay is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Birmingham New Street to Newquay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Birmingham New Street to Newquay?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Birmingham New Street to Newquay without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Birmingham New Street to Newquay.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Birmingham New Street and Newquay?

    The distance between Birmingham New Street and Newquay is 198 miles.

    Distance: 198 miles
  • What time is the first train from Birmingham New Street to Newquay?

    The first train from Birmingham New Street to Newquay departs at .

    What time is the last train from Birmingham New Street to Newquay?

    The last train from Birmingham New Street to Newquay departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.