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    London Euston
    Platform 6
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6
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    London Marylebone
    Platform 1
    on time
    Birmingham Moor Street
    Platform 2 estimated
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1M estimated
    0 changes
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3A estimated
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    London Marylebone
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham Moor Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    0 changes
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    0 changes
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    London Marylebone
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham Moor Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
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    London Euston
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3B estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Birmingham

  • Train Fares from: £5.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

London to Birmingham train times information

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
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Birmingham by train?

    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.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Birmingham?

    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.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Birmingham?

    The distance between London and Birmingham is 101 miles.

    Distance: 101 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Birmingham?

    The first train from London to Birmingham departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Birmingham?

    The last train from London to Birmingham departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for London to Birmingham here.
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