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Journey Details

Best price £ 16
Journey duration 2 h 41 min
Connections per day 36
First departure 07:10
Last departure 23:00
Distance 69.6 mi

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Peterborough to Birmingham?

On average, a train ticket from Peterborough to Birmingham will cost you £ 58.16. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 16. 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.

Stations of departure

Peterborough [ PBO ]

Destination stations

Birmingham New Street [ BHM ]
Birmingham New Street
Birmingham Moor Street

CO2 emissions for this route

Duration: 1 h 46 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
23:00 - 00:46
£ 16
Duration: 1 h 51 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
19:54 - 21:45
£ 21
Duration: 1 h 51 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
20:54 - 22:45
£ 21
Duration: 1 h 51 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
14:54 - 16:45
£ 36.33
Duration: 1 h 51 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
18:54 - 20:45
£ 40.15
Duration: 1 h 54 min
Peterborough - Birmingham New Street
16:54 - 18:48
£ 41
Duration: 3 h 43 min
Peterborough - Birmingham Moor Street
16:54 - 20:37
£ 45.20

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

The journey between Peterborough and Birmingham by train usually takes 2 h 41 min to cover a distance of 70.2 mi. The shortest journey from Peterborough to Birmingham will take you 1 h 44 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 Birmingham 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Peterborough to Birmingham?

The first daily departure from Peterborough to Birmingham leaves at 07:10, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Peterborough and Birmingham. 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Peterborough to Birmingham?

You can depart from Peterborough at stations such as Peterborough [ PBO ] and Peterborough. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Birmingham at the following stations: Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Peterborough and Birmingham. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Peterborough to Birmingham?

The exact number of journeys from Peterborough to Birmingham can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 36 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail and CrossCountry. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 36 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Peterborough to Birmingham. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Peterborough to Birmingham varies, but in general, you can expect to find 12 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 24 journeys with one change or more.


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