Hastings to Birmingham by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 26m

Travelling from Hastings to Birmingham by train

The fastest trains from Hastings to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hastings and Birmingham.

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Hastings 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 63 departures. The duration is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Hastings around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hastings around 05:20, and the last at 23:22.

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

When to book Hastings 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 Hastings to Birmingham by train.

Which trains operate between Hastings and Birmingham?

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

  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • 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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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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