Birmingham to Rayleigh by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 11m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Rayleigh by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Rayleigh take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Rayleigh.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Rayleigh?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Birmingham to Rayleigh every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Rayleigh train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rayleigh 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 05:50, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Birmingham to Rayleigh 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 Rayleigh by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Rayleigh?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • 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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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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