Croydon to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Croydon to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Croydon to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Croydon to Birmingham?
Journeys between Croydon and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 86 departures on the route from Croydon 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 114 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Croydon to Birmingham?
The Croydon to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Croydon to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 04:40 and the last train is around 00:18.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 05:10, and the last at 00:20.
What's the Croydon to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Croydon to Birmingham are $19.35.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $20 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $25. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Croydon 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 Croydon to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Croydon and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Croydon to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Gatwick Express
- London Midland
- London Underground
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Birmingham to Croydon by train