Lowestoft to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    05:42
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 41m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Lowestoft to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Lowestoft to Birmingham take around 4 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lowestoft and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Lowestoft to Birmingham?

Journeys between Lowestoft and Birmingham usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Lowestoft 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 24 departures.

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

The Lowestoft to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Lowestoft around 05:42 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lowestoft around 06:07, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Lowestoft 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 Lowestoft to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lowestoft and Birmingham?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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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.