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The train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street usually takes around 1h 11m but can take just 1h 2m on the fastest services, with around 36 trains running on this popular route every day. There’s no need for any changes along the way either, as there are direct trains available to your destination.
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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.
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The average journey time by train between Oxford and Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 12 minutes, with around 20 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 Oxford to Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Oxford to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £16.10 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 Oxford to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 20 direct trains from Oxford to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street leaves at 05:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Oxford to Birmingham New Street leaves at 21:39. 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 Oxford to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 57 miles (91 km) during the journey.
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 Oxford to Birmingham New Street is right for you.
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.
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