Trains from

Watford to Birmingham

  1. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 6
    21:25
    Watford Junction
    Platform 6
    22:03
    Rugby
    Platform 1
    22:17
    Rugby
    Platform 2
    23:02
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    23:41
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    00:22
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    00:28
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    01:36
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  5. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    00:57
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    02:03
    Northampton
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:16
    Northampton
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:18
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3M estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3M estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    01:57
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    02:37
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    05:37
    Milton Keynes Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:01
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    05:45
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:44
    Nuneaton
    Platform 3 estimated
    07:09
    Nuneaton
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:43
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 11A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Watford Junction
    Platform 6 estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  10. Watford Junction
    Platform 8 estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Watford to Birmingham

  • Train Fares from: £6
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Watford to Birmingham by train?

    The average journey time between Watford and Birmingham is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 31 trains per day travelling from Watford to Birmingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Watford to Birmingham without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Watford to Birmingham.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Watford and Birmingham?

    The distance between Watford and Birmingham is 86 miles.

    Distance: 86 miles
  • What time is the first train from Watford to Birmingham?

    The first train from Watford to Birmingham departs at .

    What time is the last train from Watford to Birmingham?

    The last train from Watford 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.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from Watford to Birmingham

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