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Best price £ 5.84
Journey duration 2 h 8 min
Connections per day 129
First departure 09:30
Last departure 21:39
Distance 101.9 mi

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Birmingham to London. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

The prices for train tickets from Birmingham to London vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Birmingham to London will cost £ 5.84. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 30.37. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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Trains from Birmingham to London

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to London by train?

The journey between Birmingham and London by train usually takes 2 h 8 min to cover a distance of 102.5 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to London will take you 1 h 13 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in London quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birmingham at 09:30, and the last departure will leave at 21:39. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to London can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use on the Birmingham to London route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and London. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham Snow Hill, Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street [ BMO ], Birmingham Snow Hill [ BSW ] and Birmingham Moor Street. These connect to stations including London Euston [ EUS ], London Marylebone, London Euston and London Marylebone [ MYB ] in London. 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 London.

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

The route from Birmingham to London is served by providers including Nationalrail, SBB, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains and Chiltern Railways. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 165 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 129 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to London, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 50 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 79 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.