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Bridgend to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    05:31
  • Last train
    23:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m
  • Distance
    158 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bridgend to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Bridgend to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bridgend and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Bridgend to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Bridgend to Birmingham 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 60 departures.

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

The Bridgend to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Bridgend around 05:31 and the last train is around 22:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bridgend around 04:30, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Bridgend to Birmingham 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 Bridgend to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bridgend and Birmingham?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • West Midlands 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 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.