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Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street by train

It takes an average of 3h 9m to travel from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street by train, over a distance of around 121 miles (195 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street and tickets for this journey start from £20.90 when you book in advance.

First train

05:30

Last train

19:45

Departure station

Bournemouth

Arrival station

Birmingham New Street

Journey time

From 3h 2m

Distance

121 miles (195 km)

Frequency

18 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £20.90

Train operators

CrossCountry

Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street in 3 hours 2 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street by train to take around 3 hours 9 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 3 hours 2 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 18 trains per day running on this route, which spans 121 miles (195 km). There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Birmingham New Street. You can travel with CrossCountry trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.

Train tickets from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street start from £20.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Travelling during Off-Peak times or using a Railcard can also help you save money on train travel. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

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Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Bournemouth and Birmingham New Street is 3 hours and 9 minutes, with around 18 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 Bournemouth and Birmingham New Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street is 3 hours and 2 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £20.90 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 Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street leaves at 19:45. 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 Bournemouth and Birmingham New Street by train?

Trains travelling from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 121 miles (195 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street

Train tickets from Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street start at £20.90 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 Bournemouth to Birmingham New Street 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.

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

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