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Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train

It takes an average of 47m to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train, over a distance of around 41 miles (66 km). There are normally 70 trains per day travelling from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street and tickets for this journey start from £6.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 38m
PriceFrom £6.20
Distance41 miles (66 km)
Frequency70 trains per day
First train06:08
Last train22:59
Departure stationCheltenham Spa
Arrival stationBirmingham New Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry

Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street for Sunday 13th June 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
10:11 cheltenham spa10:49 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets38m, direct
10:23 cheltenham spa11:45 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedgreat western railway Off PeakGet tickets1h 22m, 1 change
11:11 cheltenham spa11:49 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets38m, direct
11:59 cheltenham spa12:45 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets46m, direct
12:11 cheltenham spa12:52 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets41m, direct
12:59 cheltenham spa13:45 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets46m, direct
13:11 cheltenham spa13:52 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets41m, direct
13:41 cheltenham spa14:19 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets38m, direct
13:59 cheltenham spa14:45 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets46m, direct
14:11 cheltenham spa14:52 birmingham new streetPlat. 2 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets41m, direct

How to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train

Want to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train? Start your journey with us.

It usually takes around 47m to travel the 41 miles (66 km) from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train, with around 70 trains running on this route daily. There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. Jump on a CrossCountry service and you can get to Birmingham New Street in just 38m on the fastest services. Enjoy free WiFi, food and drinks and more on CrossCountry trains.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

If you want to know more about the journey from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street by train, keep reading for timetable, 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!

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street is 47 minutes, with around 70 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 Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street is 38 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £6.20 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 Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 70 direct trains from Cheltenham Spa 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 Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street leave?

The first train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street leaves at 06:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street leaves at 22:59. 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 Cheltenham Spa and Birmingham New Street by train?

Trains travelling from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 41 miles (66 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 Cheltenham Spa.

Cheap train tickets from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street

Train tickets from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street start at £6.20 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.

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 Cheltenham Spa 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.

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