Birmingham - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Birmingham by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Birmingham?

The principal railway station serving Birmingham is Birmingham New Street.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre?

This railway station is located in the city centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?

Please refer to our hotel suggestions on this page.

Which train services run to Birmingham?

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby?

Yes, there are trains to a lot of places. Both within England, Wales and Scotland. For example to/from LondonLeeds, Bath and many other cities.

Do you offer all train tickets to Birmingham?

Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets!

About Birmingham

Located in the county of West Midlands, Birmingham is the second largest city in the country, with more than 1 million inhabitants.

Birmingham New Street - Info

Railway Station Birmingham

"Birmingham New Street" is the name of the main train station of Birmingham for all trains to London and Manchester. Another major station in Birmingham is Birmingham Moor Street, just 5 minutes by foot from Birmingham New Street.  

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes


Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 05:15 - 23:00
    Sunday 07:00 - 23:00


  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: no
  • First class lounge: On the paid concourse between Platforms 3 & 4
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on the Station Forecourt. Mon - Sat 07:00 - 23:00. Sun 08:00 - 22:00
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

Regular train service to Birmingham International. It's a 10 - 15 minute journey.

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

Birmingham New Street - Hotels near the station

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Birmingham New Street - Rental cars

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