Trains from Birmingham to Peterborough

Birmingham to Peterborough train information

Birmingham Peterborough train map

Train duration 1h50m
Arrival Peterborough, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 70 Miles
  • There are many rail companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you can see the trains from Birmingham in England to Peterborough in England as well as the rail company for this route.
  • There are 70 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Birmingham to Peterborough is normally 1h50m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Peterborough from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to look at the latest available offers.

Best prices for Birmingham to Peterborough train tickets

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Birmingham - Peterborough prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Peterborough by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Birmingham - Peterborough: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Peterborough in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £17 when purchasing your train 1 day in advance which is 21% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Peterborough trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Peterborough by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Peterborough to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Peterborough train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Birmingham Peterborough train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Peterborough cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Peterborough to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a complete year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Peterborough train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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