Neath to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    04:06
  • Last train
    22:35
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 41m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    55
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 23m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Neath to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Neath to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Neath and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Neath to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Neath 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 76 departures.

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

The Neath to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Neath around 04:06 and the last train is around 20:41. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Neath around 04:10, and the last at 23:43.

When to book Neath 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 Neath to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Neath and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Neath 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.