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London Euston to Birmingham New Street by train

It takes an average of 2h 0m to travel from London Euston to Birmingham New Street by train, over a distance of around 100 miles (160 km). There are normally 187 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Birmingham New Street and tickets for this journey start from £7 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 20m
PriceFrom £7
Distance100 miles (160 km)
Frequency187 trains per day
Departure stationLondon Euston
Arrival stationBirmingham New Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

London Euston to Birmingham New Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Euston to Birmingham New Street for Sunday 16th May 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
07:19 london euston10:25 birmingham new streetnull Super Off PeakGet tickets3h 6m, 2 changes
07:52 london euston10:43 birmingham new streetwest midlands trains Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 51m, direct
08:24 london euston11:06 birmingham new streetwest midlands trains Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 42m, direct
08:50 london euston10:45 birmingham new streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets1h 55m, direct
09:17 london euston11:15 birmingham new streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets1h 58m, 1 change
09:24 london euston12:06 birmingham new streetwest midlands trains Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 42m, direct
09:50 london euston11:45 birmingham new streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets1h 55m, direct
10:16 london euston12:15 birmingham new streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets1h 59m, 1 change
10:49 london euston12:46 birmingham new streetavanti west coast Super Off PeakGet tickets1h 57m, direct
10:53 london euston13:39 birmingham new streetwest midlands trains Super Off PeakGet tickets2h 46m, 1 change

London Euston to Birmingham New Street train times information

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.

Journey details

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

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.

What's the fastest journey time between London Euston and Birmingham New Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

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

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.

Is there a direct train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street?

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.

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

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

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

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.

What's the distance between London Euston and Birmingham New Street by train?

Trains travelling from London Euston to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 100 miles (160 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 London Euston.

Cheap train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

Train tickets from London Euston to Birmingham New Street start at £7 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.

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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 New Street is right for you.

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