Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    20:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Bury St Edmunds.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds?

Journeys between Birmingham and Bury St Edmunds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds 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 Bury St Edmunds?

The Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bury St Edmunds is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:19 and the last train is around 20:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:22, and the last at 20:22.

When to book Birmingham to Bury St Edmunds 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 Bury St Edmunds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Bury St Edmunds?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • Greater Anglia

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

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