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Northampton to Birmingham New Street by train

Distance45 miles (73 km)
Departure stationNorthampton
Arrival stationBirmingham New Street

Northampton to Birmingham New Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Northampton to Birmingham New Street for Thursday 18th 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
12:38 On timenorthampton13:44 On timebirmingham new streetPlat. 5 west midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets1h 6m, direct
13:38 On timenorthampton14:47 On timebirmingham new streetPlat. 5 west midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets1h 9m, direct
14:38 On timenorthampton15:48 On timebirmingham new streetPlat. 5 west midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets1h 10m, direct
15:38 On timenorthampton16:45 On timebirmingham new streetPlat. 5 west midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets1h 7m, direct
16:38 On timenorthampton17:48 On timebirmingham new streetPlat. 5 west midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets1h 10m, direct

Travelling by train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street

Looking to travel from Northampton to Birmingham New Street by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street usually takes around 1h 2m but can take just 50m on the fastest services, with around 86 trains running on this popular route every day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

You’ll be travelling on a West Midlands Railway service on your way to Birmingham, as they operate all trains on this route. During your journey, you can enjoy free WiFi, plug sockets, and access to their onboard entertainment platform called Loop.

To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – train tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard – you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Northampton to Birmingham New Street with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Cheap train tickets from Northampton to Birmingham New Street

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 Northampton to Birmingham New Street 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.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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