Trains from Birmingham to London

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Wed 24 Jan

10:30 11:55
£16
01:25 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

10:30 11:55
£16
01:25 hrs

Fri 26 Jan

08:30 09:53
£42
01:23 hrs

Sat 27 Jan

08:10 09:34
£15
01:24 hrs

Sun 28 Jan

08:25 10:18
£20
01:53 hrs

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Birmingham to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration1h 29m
Trains arrive inLondon
Trains depart fromBirmingham
Train Ticket Price£ 13.83
Distance163 km
Train Companies
  • Virgin Trains
  • Chiltern Railways
  • London Midland

What train companies travel from Birmingham to London

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Virgin Trains trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Virgin Trains trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Virgin trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Virgin trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Virgin Trains trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board Chiltern Railways trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Chiltern Railways trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Chiltern Railways trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Chiltern Railways trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Chiltern Railways trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Travelling from Birmingham to London

Services between Birmingham and London offer travellers a quick and important link between England’s two largest cities. As an old global city, London offers an infinite amount of possibilities for business or visiting. Trains from Birmingham to London run regularly into London Euston Station, which is located in Central London. Euston Station is one of London’s many busy stations and offers further transport options via a choice of Transport for London connections.

 

Which train companies run from Birmingham to London?

Services are operated by Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to London?

The average journey time for most trains travelling from Birmingham to London varies from 1.5 to 2 hours depending on train provider, time of day and time of week passengers are travelling.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Birmingham to London?

Trains from Birmingham to London begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. During the weekdays, peak hours may be applied to journeys during morning commute hours, and on the weekends services may begin running later in the morning. Passengers travelling on very late night services should be aware that lengthy change times may result in very lengthy journey times.

Where do trains depart from and arrive to?

Trains departing from Birmingham to London will do so mainly from the main station within the city, New Street Station. Trains will also be available from some of Birmingham’s other busy stations including Birmingham Moor Street Station and Birmingham Snow Hill Station. The main station, Birmingham New Street Station is connected to local transport via buses, taxis, the Midland Metro tram and connecting trains.

Trains from Birmingham will come into London Euston station. The station offers Underground stops on the Northern Line (both branches), the Victoria Line, and the London Overground. A large number of buses also serve the station including bus number 68 that provides services to London Waterloo Station, and bus number 91 that stops at King’s Cross and St Pancras International Stations as well as to Trafalgar Square and Charing Cross Station. Taxis also service the station, and are easy to hail once arrived there. The station is also located close to Paddington Station, which provides fast connections to Great Western Railway and Heathrow Airport services.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about Birmingham New Street train station

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  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Bridge train station

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  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Victoria train station

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  • Wifi
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Everything you need to know about London Charing Cross train station

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  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Liverpool Street train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Paddington train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Euston train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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Everything you need to know about London Kings Cross train station

  • Power Outlet
  • Wifi
  • Food Service
  • WC

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