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London Euston to Birmingham by train

It takes an average of 2h 1m to travel from London Euston to Birmingham by train, over a distance of around 100 miles (161 km). There are normally 130 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Birmingham and tickets for this journey start from £7.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 22m
PriceFrom £7.50
Distance100 miles (161 km)
Frequency130 trains per day
First train04:34
Last train23:30
Departure stationLondon Euston
Arrival stationBirmingham
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

London Euston to Birmingham train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Euston to Birmingham for lørdag 13. august 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.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:24 london euston13:06 On timebirmingham moor streetunknown operator PeakGet tickets2h 42m, 1 change
11:24 london euston14:09 birmingham moor streetunknown operator PeakGet tickets2h 45m, 1 change
12:01 london euston14:36 On timebirmingham moor streetunknown operator PeakGet tickets2h 35m, 1 change
12:24 london euston15:12 On timebirmingham moor streetunknown operator PeakGet tickets2h 48m, 1 change
13:24 london euston16:09 On timebirmingham moor streetunknown operator PeakGet tickets2h 45m, 1 change

Travelling from London Euston to Birmingham by train

Looking to travel from London Euston to Birmingham by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 2 hours 32 minutes to travel from London Euston to Birmingham by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 22 minutes though. You'll usually find 130 trains per day running along the 100 miles (161 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Birmingham. You can choose to travel with Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales or CrossCountry to get to Birmingham. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from London Euston to Birmingham in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £7.50.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, scroll up for timetables including live train times, or keep reading for FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Euston 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 London Euston to Birmingham take?

The average journey time by train between London Euston and Birmingham is 2 hours and 1 minute, with around 130 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 London Euston and Birmingham by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Birmingham is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from London Euston to Birmingham cost?

Train ticket prices from London Euston to Birmingham can start from as little as £7.50 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 London Euston to Birmingham?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Birmingham without having to change trains. There are 130 direct trains from London Euston to Birmingham each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Euston to Birmingham leave?

The first train from London Euston to Birmingham leaves at 04:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Euston to Birmingham leave?

The last train from London Euston to Birmingham leaves at 23:30. 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 London Euston and Birmingham by train?

Trains travelling from London Euston to Birmingham cover a distance of around 100 miles (161 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Birmingham to London Euston. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from London Euston to Birmingham.

Cheap train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham

Train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham start at £7.50 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 London Euston to Birmingham 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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