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Journey details

Best price 15.27£
Journey duration 2 h 27 min
Connections per day 119
First departure: 06:51
Last departure: 23:54
Distance 142km

With virail the cheapest train tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham

Finding the perfect train connection from Cardiff to Birmingham has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which rail companies offer connections by train from Cardiff to Birmingham?

Virail cooperates with more than 200 partners in Europe and in the rest of the world, among which also Nationalrail serving the train route Cardiff - Birmingham.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much are the train tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Birmingham for 17,70 £. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Birmingham cost on average 46,85 £.

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Trains from Cardiff to Birmingham


Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.

When travelling on such short distances, you can take into account also busses and carpooling options: with some luck you will find very cheap options, even if you book on short notice.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Cardiff and Birmingham?

The trains to Birmingham can leave from Cardiff Queen Street [ CDQ ] or Cardiff Central [ CDF ] and arrive at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ].

When are the first and last trains from Cardiff to Birmingham scheduled?

On average, it takes 2 hours and 16 minutes to get to Birmingham by train, but you will need 2 hours with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 19:11, whereas the last one leaves Cardiff at 21:11.

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