Trains to Birmingham
Considered the 2nd city of England and located in the heart of England, Birmingham brings together diverse cultures to form a cosmopolitan city with a great mix of old and new.
Trains to Birmingham Stations
- Birmingham New Street Station is at the centre of the national railway network making access by train to Birmingham one of the easiest in the country.
- Trains to Birmingham city centre also terminate at Birmingham Snow Hill Station and Birmingham Moor Street station, alight here for O2 Arena Birmingham and Aston University.
- Birmingham International station is located to the East in the borough of Solihull, alight here for the NEC and Birmingham International Airport. CrossCountry operate most of the trains to Birmingham.
Direct Trains To Birmingham From London
A train ticket to Birmingham from London costs as little as £7.00 one way if you book in advance. Virgin and London Midland operate trains to Birmingham New Street from London Euston, 3 direct trains every hour taking 1 h 22. Chiltern run trains to Birmingham Snow Hill station from London Marylebone, 2 every hour taking 2 h 11m, with 1 per hour stopping at Birmingham Moor Street station.
Trains To Birmingham From...
Bournemouth 3h 03, 1 per hour
Bristol 1h 16, 2 per hour
Cardiff 2h 03, per hour
Exeter 2h 33, 2 per hour
Leeds 1h 55, 1 per hour
Liverpool 1h 29, 1 per hour
Manchester 1h 30, 2 per hour
Newcastle 3h 02, per hour
Why Take The Train To Birmingham?
A visit to Birmingham should get the taste buds going in more ways than one and a trip would not be complete without sampling a Balti from one of the many decorated curry houses in the ‘Balti Triangle’ area. Along with curries there is also a fine array of international cuisine available due to the cities cosmopolitan make up.
Attractions for visitors range from lovers of chocolate, learning about its origins at the famous Cadbury World Factory to sitting down at the Symphony Hall to listen to the sounds of the City with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra or head to the National Indoor Arena and watch some of the current crop of stars in the music industry or even some of the greats on a comeback. Throughout the year Birmingham celebrates many festivals including the largest St Patrick’s Day parade outside of Dublin, Birmingham Pride and Birmingham International Carnival.
The Bullring provides shoppers with everything they can want under an impressive glass roof with over 160 shops including the stunningly designed Selfridges, Animal, H & M, Lacoste, Next and many more. For something special why not take a trip to the jewellery quarter with numerous shops selling classic and contemporary pieces.