Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) operate a direct service between London Euston and Birmingham New Street which runs every twenty minutes at 03, 23 and 43. Additionally, London Midland provides an hourly train. Journey times with Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) takes about an hour and a half, while London Midland trains take about two and a half hours.
Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) provide Wi-Fi, power sockets and a shop for basic sandwiches, snacks and drinks. You may also purchase newspapers and magazines on your trip.
*Information correct at time of writing (September 2020). May be subject to change.
The average journey time by train between London Euston and Birmingham New Street is 2 hours and 0 minutes, with around 187 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Euston to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £7 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 187 direct trains from London Euston to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street leaves at 04:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street leaves at 23:35. 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.
Trains travelling from London Euston to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 100 miles (160 km) during the journey.
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