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Trains to Birmingham depart from London Euston or London Marylebone every ten minutes on average. The journey takes one and a half to two hours, although some indirect routes do take longer. Trains terminate at either Snow Hill or New Street station in Birmingham. Services are run by Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways and London Midland.
Virgin Trains offers frequent direct services between London and Birmingham. While on board, travellers can access the internet through Virgin's wireless connection; this service is free for first class ticket holders and available for a nominal fee to standard fare passengers.
Chiltern Railways offers quiet zones and provides catering services on most trips between Banbury and Birmingham Moor Street.*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
The average journey time between London and Birmingham is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 142 trains per day travelling from London to Birmingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Birmingham without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Birmingham.
The distance between London and Birmingham is 101 miles.
The first train from London to Birmingham departs at .
The last train from London to Birmingham departs at .
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