Trains from Peterborough to Birmingham

Peterborough to Birmingham train information

Peterborough Birmingham train map

Train duration 1h45m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 70 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £21.80
Average train price £38.00

There are several train providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Peterborough in England to Birmingham in England are operated by Cross Country.

There are 70 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Peterborough to Birmingham is normally 1h45m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Birmingham from Peterborough, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £21.80 one way.

Best prices for Peterborough to Birmingham train tickets

from £21.80 MORE 1h44m

Peterborough - Birmingham prices calendar

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Train times Peterborough to Birmingham

When are the next trains to Birmingham?

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, 5 trains from Peterborough to Birmingham are available today and 0 tomorrow. The first Peterborough Birmingham train leaves at 11:54 and the last one leaves the station at 15:54. The first and last departure times can vary every day and there can be fewer services during weekends as well as public holidays. Rail operators may also adjust the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Peterborough - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Peterborough to Birmingham will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 3 days in advance, tickets should be available from £15 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £22 for your journey. Thus, you can save 32% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 3 days in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Peterborough to Birmingham trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£21.80 22/07/2022 11:54 Cross Country 15 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£21.80 22/07/2022 10:54 Cross Country 15 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£21.80 22/07/2022 12:54 Cross Country 15 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£21.80 22/07/2022 09:54 Cross Country 15 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£42.60 22/07/2022 13:54 Cross Country 15 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£42.60 27/08/2022 09:54 Cross Country 27 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£42.60 27/08/2022 11:54 Cross Country 27 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£42.60 27/08/2022 10:54 Cross Country 27 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£42.60 27/08/2022 13:54 Cross Country 27 days ago
Peterborough
Birmingham
New Street
£62.50 22/07/2022 08:54 Cross Country 15 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Peterborough Birmingham train

Discount Peterborough - 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 Peterborough Birmingham train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year 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 purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Peterborough to Birmingham cost on average £37.32 (1). When dividing £88 by £37.32 (£88/£37.32 = 2.36), you can see that after only 3 one way journeys from Birmingham to Peterborough, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for 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
Peterborough to Birmingham train £37.32 £24.88 £12.44 2.36

(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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