Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    06:29
  • Last train
    21:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 5m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 30m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bury St Edmunds and Birmingham.

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

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham 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 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham?

The Bury St Edmunds to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Bury St Edmunds around 06:29 and the last train is around 21:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bury St Edmunds around 06:29, and the last at 21:41.

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

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Which train companies operate between Bury St Edmunds and Birmingham?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry

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

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