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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Birmingham to Hereford?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Hereford. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 25.52 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 17.96, 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.

Birmingham to Hereford by train

Best price £ 26.15
Journey duration 52 min
Connections per day 41
First departure 20:20
Last departure 17:10
Distance 45.4 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Hereford
Carriers Nationalrail, West Midlands Trains, Transport For Wales, West midlands railway, Arriva trains wales, Cross country, Great Western Railway, Avanti West Coast

Route Summary by Train

Connections
54
Carriers
7
Minimum price
£ 17.96
Maximum price
£ 5,435.77

Birmingham - Hereford

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£ 23.40

Date
Monday, June 27th 2022
West Midlands Railway-logo
University - Hereford
12:56 - 14:15
West Midlands Railway
1h 19min
CO2: 0.21kg
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£ 24.47

Date
Monday, June 27th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Hereford
19:00 - 22:10
National Express
3h 10min
1 changes
CO2: 2.56kg

How long is the journey from Birmingham to Hereford by train?

The distance between Birmingham and Hereford is around 45.4 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 51 min. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Hereford take 10 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Birmingham to Hereford leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Hereford leaving at 09:20. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 17:10.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Birmingham to Hereford route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and Hereford. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Butlers Lane, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, University Station (stop Qe), Hereford, Worcestershire Parkway, Wolverhampton, Droitwich Spa and Shirley. These connect to stations including Hereford [ HFD ], Hereford, Birmingham, University Station (stop Qe), Worcestershire Parkway, Wolverhampton, Birmingham New Street, Shrewsbury, Droitwich Spa, Worcester Foregate Street and Shirley in Hereford. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Birmingham to Hereford.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Hereford?

On average, there are 48 daily departures from Birmingham to Hereford. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 87 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include West Midlands Trains, Transport For Wales, West midlands railway, Arriva trains wales, Cross country, Great Western Railway and Avanti West Coast, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 48 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Hereford. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.

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