Basildon to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 53m
  • Distance
    190 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    54
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 46m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basildon to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Basildon to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 190 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basildon and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Basildon to Birmingham?

Journeys between Basildon and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Basildon to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 43 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basildon to Birmingham?

The Basildon to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basildon to Birmingham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Basildon around 04:43 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basildon around 06:07, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Basildon to Birmingham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basildon to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basildon and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basildon to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Virgin Trains
  • c2c

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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