Trains from London to Birmingham

London to Birmingham train information

London Birmingham train map

Train duration 1h53m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure London, England
Distance 101 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting London (London England) to Birmingham (West Midlands England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Birmingham from London. The average travel duration between London to Birmingham is 1h53m to travel the 101 miles.

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

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London - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from London to Birmingham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £6 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 56% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for London to Birmingham trains

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

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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your London Birmingham train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a London Birmingham ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Birmingham to London (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

What is the cost of a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
London to Birmingham 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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