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Best price £ 50.74
Journey duration 12 h 20 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 06:30
Last departure 00:09
Distance 220.0 mi

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Birmingham to Belfast?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Belfast. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 86.35 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 50.74, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Birmingham to Belfast

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Belfast by train?

In order to get from Birmingham to Belfast faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham and Belfast will complete the journey in 8 h 6 min. On average, it will take you about 12 h 20 min to travel the 220.6 mi between Birmingham and Belfast.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham to Belfast?

The first daily departure from Birmingham to Belfast leaves at 06:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 00:09. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Belfast. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Birmingham to Belfast by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Birmingham from the following stations: Birmingham New Street [ BHM ]. Arriving at Belfast, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Belfast Port [ BFA ], Belfast Central [ BFC ] and Beauly [ BEL ]. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Belfast.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Belfast?

You will be able to travel from Birmingham to Belfast using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 24 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 24 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Birmingham to Belfast using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, direct connections from Birmingham to Belfast each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 24 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.