Trains London to Birmingham

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  • Fastest journey is 1 hour and 56 minutes
  • About 204 trains per day from London to Birmingham
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Facts

Trains London <> Birmingham  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 1h56
Distance  126 miles
Direct trains Yes
First train London 00h34
Last train London 01h34
First train Birmingham 05h15
Last train Birmingham 23h33
Trains per day 204 
Train company Virgin Trains / Chiltern Railways / London Midland
Station London London Euston / London Marylebone
Station Birmingham Birmingham New Street / Birmingham Moor Street

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 01h38 from London Euston to Birmingham New Street, the last train leaves at 23h38. The journey time is 1 hour and 56 minutes between the two cities. Each day 204 trains run between London and Birmingham. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from London to Birmingham!

Travel by Virgin

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • A seat reservation is included if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Free meal 
  • Free drinks
  • Free newspaper

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Travel by Chiltern Railways

2nd class 

  • Comfortable seats
  • At-seat catering is available on weekdays between Birmingham and London 
  • Free wifi 

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Travel by London Midland

London Midland is one of the major railways for trains from and to London. 

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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

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

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

Facilities 

  • 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. 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

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Birmingham New Street Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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easyHotel Birmingham**

5 minutes by foot from the train station. Budget hotel, but clean and modern. High ratings.  

•  Find more cheap hotels:
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Birmingham New Street - Rental cars

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5 rental car companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz

London Euston - Info

Railway Station London

"London Euston" is one of he main stations in London and is the starting station for high speed trains to Manchester and Edinburgh. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 06:00 - 00:00
  • Saturday 06:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday 07:00 - 00:00

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: There are Santander hire cycles available near this station. Located on Eversholt Street, Drummond Street and Euston Road. See Santander Bike Hire for further details.
  • First class lounge: yes, 
    Located on first floor, accessed via balcony
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Situated at the top of the ramp to platforms 16 to 18. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/

To the Big Ben: 

  • Underground: Northern to Kennington, get off at Waterloo Underground Station and walk to the Big ben 
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 15 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 68
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London Waterloo: 

  • Underground: Northern to Kennington 
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 15 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 68
  • Taxi: 18 minutes

To London King's Cross / London St. Pancras: 

  • Underground: Northern to Morden 
  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 91, 390, 10, 476
  • Taxi: 5 minutes

To London Victoria:

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton 
  • Walking: 61 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 390, 748
  • Taxi: 21 minutes

To London Paddington: 

  • Underground: Hammersmith & City Line to Paddington (leaving from Easton Square Station, 2-minute walk from the station)  
  • Walking: 45 minutes
  • Bike: 20 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205, 27
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

To London Marylebone: 

  • Underground: Victoria to Brixton, change at Oxford Circus, Bakerloo Harrow & Wealdstone  
  • Walking: 30 minutes
  • Bike: 12 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 18, 27 (recommended) 
  • Taxi: 12 minutes

To London Liverpool Street: 

  • Underground: Northern to Morden  
  • Walking: 59 minutes
  • Bike: 22 minutes, see Santander Bike Hire
  • Bus: Bus 205
  • Taxi: 20 minutes

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.  

London Euston - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near London Euston Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near London Euston - Trains to London

Studios2Let***

5 minutes by foot from London Euston. Clean. Very good location. Best 3-star hotel near London Euston.   

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Premier Inn London Euston***

Close to the station, spacious, modern. High ratings.      

Cheap hotels near London Euston - Trains to London

The Wesley****

4-star castle hotel very near to the station and subway station.       

•  Find more cheap hotels:
Booking.com  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

London Euston - Rental Cars

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