Birmingham to Barry by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 33m
  • Distance
    154 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 22m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Barry by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Barry take around 2 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 154 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Barry.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Barry?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Birmingham to Barry 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 13 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Barry train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Barry is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:12. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Birmingham to Barry 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 Birmingham to Barry by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Barry?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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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