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Birmingham to London Train Tickets

Birmingham to London Train Tickets

Make your way from Birmingham to London by train in comfort with Virgin Trains, London Midland or Chiltern Railways. Departing from either Birmingham New Street or Moor Street station, you’ll arrive in London in as little as 1 hour, 13 minutes’ time! Frequent departures are available daily, allowing you to travel from Birmingham to London by train when it suits you best.

Welcome to the royal city of London, a bustling metropolis with a rich historic and cultural heritage.Your sightseeing options are almost endless, so plan your visit well! The stately Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben clock tower and National Gallery museum are but a few of the must-see attractions London has to offer. Feeling adventurous? Climb aboard the soaring London Eye observation wheel and get a glimpse of this enchanting city from above.

Purchase your convenient Birmingham to London ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket here and it will be emailed directly to you in just a short time. Simply use the ticket collection reference # provided in the email to collect your physical ticket from one of the many ticket collection machines at the train station before boarding.

Journey details

Frequency
On average, trains depart every 5 to 15 minutes from the New Street station and every 20 to 30 minutes from the Moor Street station, with a total of 127 non-stop departures on weekdays, 119 on Saturdays and 73 on Sundays

Travel time
1 hour and 13 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations
Birmingham New Street or Moor Street and London Euston or Marylebone

Train features
Virgin, London Midland and Chiltern Railways passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h

Birmingham to London ticket fares

When booking your Ticket on Departure & Reservation, the following fare options may be available:
  • Anytime tickets offer full flexibility. With no time restrictions, you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours.
  • Advance tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train.
  • Off-Peak tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though off-peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

Birmingham to London ticket classes

  • Standard Class
    Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.
  • First Class
    First class coaches are equipped with larger, reclining seats that offer superior comfort as well as plenty of leg and elbow room. Passengers can enjoy the complimentary at-seat food and drink service and a free morning newspaper.

Birmingham to London ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children under 5 years of age travel for free. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save up to 50% off the adult ticket price.

Train services and amenities

  • Quality, comfortable seats with large panoramic windows
  • Onboard food and drink catering
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Wi-Fi connection available on certain train lines
  • Power outlet access available on most trains
  • “Quiet Coaches” or “Entertainment Coaches” available on some trains
  • Non-smoking coaches

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Seat reservations
When booking your Birmingham to London ticket, the seat reservation is included in most cases. Exceptions where the seat may not be reserved at the time of booking include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations or when the allocation of reservable seats is fully booked. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

Ticket purchase conditions and delivery
Tickets may be booked up to 3 months before travel. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted. Receive your ticket collection reference number by email, which can be used to collect your train ticket from a self-service ticket machine in Britain, good for travel from Birmingham to London by train.

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