Birmingham to Retford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 58m

Travelling from Birmingham to Retford by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Retford take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 113 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Retford.

Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Retford?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Birmingham to Retford 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 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Retford?

The Birmingham to Retford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Birmingham to Retford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:57, and the last at 22:31.

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

When to book Birmingham to Retford 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 Retford by train.

Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Retford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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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