The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Birmingham will cost around € 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 33.
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1 h 23 m
1 h 43 m
Trains per day
Of the 12 trains that leave London for Birmingham every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 163 km distance in an average of 1 h 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 23 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 8 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||100 miles (162 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||€29 (€29)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways|
Trains from London to Birmingham cover the 100 miles (162 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €20. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Birmingham New Street.
Find the best trains from London to Birmingham with Omio's travel partners CHILTERN Railways from €20. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route from London to Birmingham with CHILTERN Railways! As an official travel partner of CHILTERN Railways, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CHILTERN Railways, compare the best routes between London and Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CHILTERN Railways London to Birmingham train ticket available today. If you search for CHILTERN Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between London and Birmingham on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 100 miles (162 km) route from London to Birmingham with ease and comfort on a train with CHILTERN Railways.
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Some of the London train stations to Birmingham you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Birmingham include Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria and arriving in Birmingham New Street.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Birmingham, called Birmingham New Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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