Train Birmingham - Belfast prices from £45.52

15/06/2024
+ Add return
Stay with Booking.com

Find the cheapest ticket for your trip

Secure your ticket today and get the best deals!

Today More
Tomorrow More
2 days More
3 days More

Birmingham to Belfast by train

The journey from Birmingham to Belfast by train is 220.48 mi and takes 11 hrs 40 mins. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:09 and the last at 23:12. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Belfast by train for as little as £45.52 or as much as £190.79. The best price for this journey is £45.52.

Lowest Price£45.52
Journey Duration11 hrs 40 mins
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price£45.52
Highest Price£190.79
First Departure00:09
Last Departure23:12
Distance220.48 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalBelfast
CarriersNational Rail

Birmingham to Belfast Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Belfast with Virail

Planning to travel from Birmingham to Belfast? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Belfast by train?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Belfast, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £110.14. You might be able to find prices as low as £45.52, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Birmingham to Belfast. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Belfast will cost you £110.14. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Birmingham to Belfast by train?

The journey between Birmingham and Belfast by train is approximately 220.48 mi. It will take you more or less 11 hrs 40 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. 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 hrs 6 mins. On average, it will take you about 11 hrs 40 mins to travel the 220.48 mi between Birmingham and Belfast.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Belfast route?

In Birmingham, departure stations include Five ways,Birmingham new street,Birmingham, Coach Station,Birmingham moor street. When you arrive in Belfast, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Belfast, Stena Line terminus,Belfast, Europa BusCentre. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Belfast are there every day?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Belfast, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 22 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Birmingham and Belfast. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 22 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Belfast. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Birmingham to Belfast

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Belfast
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Belfast.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Belfast, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Belfast.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Birmingham to Belfast travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Belfast

The cheapest Birmingham - Belfast train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.43 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £35.20.

Find the best day to travel to Belfast by train

When travelling to Belfast by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Birmingham to Belfast CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
24.84kg
Bus
26.61kg
Flight
70.96kg
Car
56.77kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Belfast by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Belfast are 24.84kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Belfast? By taking the train between Birmingham and Belfast you will save 46.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.77kg compared to a bus and 31.93kg compared to a car.

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Belfast?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Belfast is £110.14. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £45.52.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Belfast?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Belfast is £45.52. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Belfast by train?
Birmingham to Belfast is 220.48 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Belfast take?
Birmingham to Belfast is on average 11 hrs 40 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hrs 6 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Belfast?
Birmingham to Belfast has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Belfast leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Belfast departs at 00:09. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Belfast depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Belfast departs at 23:12. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Belfast in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £45.52 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Belfast by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Belfast is 8 hrs 6 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Belfast?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Belfast.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Belfast by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Belfast creates 24.84kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Birmingham

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Birmingham

International routes from Birmingham and nearby areas

Other destinations from Birmingham

Main routes to Belfast

Related routes

Other popular routes