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London to Birmingham train information

London Birmingham train map

Train duration 1h53m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure London, England
Distance 101 Miles
Train operators London Midland, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £5.50
Average train price £25.00

All trains from London (London England) to Birmingham (West Midlands England) are provided by London Midland, Virgin Trains. The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

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.

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £5.50 one way.

Best prices for London to Birmingham train tickets

from £5.50 MORE 2h01m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £2.50 MORE 2h59m
from £3.50 MORE 3h14m
Flight
from £81.46 MORE 7h26m

London - Birmingham prices calendar

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

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17

Megabus£6

National Express£13

Loco2--

18

Megabus£6

National Express£10

Loco2£6

19

Megabus£5

National Express£10

Loco2£6

20

Megabus£6

National Express£11

Loco2£6

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22
23

Megabus£8

National Express£15

Loco2£15

24

Megabus£10

National Express£15

Loco2£15

25

Megabus£24

National Express£36

Loco2--

26
27

Megabus£10

National Express£15

Loco2£14

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31
01
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times London to Birmingham

When are the next trains to Birmingham?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
London Euston
12:03
Birmingham New Street
13:26
1h23m Virgin Trains
London Euston
12:13
Birmingham New Street
14:17
2h04m London Midland
London Euston
12:23
Birmingham New Street
13:45
1h22m Virgin Trains
London Euston
17:03
Birmingham New Street
18:27
1h24m Virgin Trains
London Euston
17:10
Birmingham New Street
18:44
1h34m Virgin Trains
London Euston
17:13
Birmingham New Street
19:20
2h07m London Midland
London Euston
17:23
Birmingham New Street
18:45
1h22m Virgin Trains
Tomorrow
London Euston
07:03
Birmingham New Street
08:26
1h23m Virgin Trains
London Euston
07:13
Birmingham New Street
09:18
2h05m London Midland
London Euston
07:23
Birmingham New Street
08:45
1h22m Virgin Trains
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Based on our data, 11 trains from London to Birmingham are available today and 11 tomorrow. The first London Birmingham train leaves at 07:03 while the last train leaves the station at 17:23. The first and last departure hours can vary every day and there can be less trains during weekends as well as bank holidays. Train companies can as well adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

London - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£10

60

£6

30

£8

15

£8

7

£8

3

£9

1

£14

Same day

Days before Departure

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.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Moor Street
£5.50 02/01/2019 12:10 1 day ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 02/01/2019 12:40 1 day ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 30/12/2018 12:35 1 day ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 20/12/2018 12:40 1 day ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 19/12/2018 12:40 2 days ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 07/01/2019 12:40 3 days ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Moor Street
£5.50 07/01/2019 12:10 3 days ago
London
Marylebone
Birmingham
Snow Hill
£5.50 17/12/2018 12:40 4 days ago
London
Euston
Birmingham
New Street
£6.00 18/12/2018 12:13 London Midland 19 hours ago
London
Euston
Birmingham
New Street
£6.00 31/12/2018 12:13 London Midland 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

London Birmingham train

Discount London - Birmingham train tickets

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 £24.50 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £24.50: £88/£24.50 = 3.59. You will need to make on average 4 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 3 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 £24.50 £16.34 £8.17 3.6

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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