Birmingham to Basildon by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    22:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m
  • Distance
    190 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 18m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Basildon by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Basildon take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 190 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Basildon.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Basildon?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Birmingham to Basildon 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 38 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Basildon train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basildon is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 21:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:10, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Basildon 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 Basildon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Basildon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Basildon, 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.

Basildon to Birmingham by train

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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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