Birmingham to Hastings by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 23m

Travelling from Birmingham to Hastings by train

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Hastings take around 3 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Hastings.

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Birmingham to Hastings 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 32 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Hastings is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:50, and the last at 23:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Birmingham to Hastings 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 Hastings by train.

Which trains operate between Birmingham and Hastings?

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

  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains

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 rail 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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