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England’s second city is back in business. Creative designers and architects have rescued Birmingham from the horrors inflicted on the city by planners in the 1960s. Ambitious regeneration has transformed Birmingham over the last decade. Chic restaurants by the city’s canals (yes, Birmingham has more canals than Venice) are booming, the once rather run-down Jewellery Quarter is a joy to wander and the city’s Museum & Art Gallery boasts the largest collection of pre-Raphaelite art anywhere in the world. Make time to visit the historic Bournville district, then head back into town to tap into some of the cultural energy which helps make Birmingham a city not to be missed.

Sleek modern trams and local trains connect Birmingham with other cities in the West Midlands. The main hub for long-distance trains is Birmingham New Street station, now looking much smarter after a much needed facelift. But do note that some trains serve Snow Hill and / or Moor Street instead. The latter deserves a visit, as it is a very fine restoration of a Victorian railway station.

The city is served by two principal rail routes from London, one from London Euston to Birmingham New Street and the other from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street. New Street is a major hub for cross-country services with regular departures to Bristol, Exeter, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds, York, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Quite apart from the obvious attractions of Birmingham itself, the city makes a great base for exploring the English Midlands. Major sights such as Stratford upon Avon, Warwick Castle and Ironbridge Gorge are all within easy reach of Birmingham.

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Eastbourne to Birmingham by train

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Twickenham to Birmingham by train

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Stockport to Birmingham by train

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Huntingdon to Birmingham by train

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Crewe to Birmingham by train

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Poole to Birmingham by train

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Paignton to Birmingham by train

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Derby to Birmingham by train

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Chelmsford to Birmingham by train

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Gravesend to Birmingham by train

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Walton-on-Thames to Birmingham by train

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Watford to Birmingham by train

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Newquay to Birmingham by train

from £56.60

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Kingston upon Hull to Birmingham by train

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Mansfield to Birmingham by train

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Paris to Birmingham by train

from £52.50

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Hounslow to Birmingham by train

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Clayton-le-Woods to Birmingham by train

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Bolton to Birmingham by train

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Kidderminster to Birmingham by train

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Sunderland to Birmingham by train

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Bebington to Birmingham by train

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Leeds to Birmingham by train

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Blackpool to Birmingham by train

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Emsworth to Birmingham by train

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High Wycombe to Birmingham by train

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Newport to Birmingham by train

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Banbury to Birmingham by train

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London to Birmingham by train

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Rochdale to Birmingham by train

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Stirling to Birmingham by train

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Taunton to Birmingham by train

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Corby to Birmingham by train

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Chester to Birmingham by train

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Luton to Birmingham by train

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Inverness to Birmingham by train

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Sheffield to Birmingham by train

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Truro to Birmingham by train

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Winchester to Birmingham by train

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Basingstoke to Birmingham by train

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Manchester to Birmingham by train

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Maidstone to Birmingham by train

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Romford to Birmingham by train

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Crawley to Birmingham by train

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Bath to Birmingham by train

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Nottingham to Birmingham by train

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Wigan to Birmingham by train

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Stansted to Birmingham by train

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Rotherham to Birmingham by train

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Macclesfield to Birmingham by train

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Swansea to Birmingham by train

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Swadlincote to Birmingham by train

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Sutton Coldfield to Birmingham by train

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Swindon to Birmingham by train

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Tamworth to Birmingham by train

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Telford to Birmingham by train

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Loughborough to Birmingham by train

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Liverpool to Birmingham by train

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Coventry to Birmingham by train

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Slough to Birmingham by train

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Reading to Birmingham by train

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Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham by train

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Doncaster to Birmingham by train

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Blackburn to Birmingham by train

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Middlesbrough to Birmingham by train

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York to Birmingham by train

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Hemel Hempstead to Birmingham by train

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Glasgow to Birmingham by train

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Carlisle to Birmingham by train

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Oxford to Birmingham by train

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Worcester to Birmingham by train

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Ipswich to Birmingham by train

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Hamilton to Birmingham by train

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Birmingham by train

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Newton Abbot to Birmingham by train

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Cheltenham to Birmingham by train

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Southampton to Birmingham by train

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Northampton to Birmingham by train

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Retford to Birmingham by train

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Walsall to Birmingham by train

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Kettering to Birmingham by train

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Langwathby to Birmingham by train

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Lancaster to Birmingham by train

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Norwich to Birmingham by train

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Cambridgeshire to Birmingham by train

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Brighton to Birmingham by train

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Wolverhampton to Birmingham by train

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Grantham to Birmingham by train

from £42.00

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Edinburgh to Birmingham by train

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Dudley to Birmingham by train

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Bicester to Birmingham by train

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Howden to Birmingham by train

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Redhill to Birmingham by train

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Maidenhead to Birmingham by train

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Weymouth to Birmingham by train

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Weston-super-Mare to Birmingham by train

from £19.80

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Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham by train

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Wellingborough to Birmingham by train

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Bridgend to Birmingham by train

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Welwyn Garden City to Birmingham by train

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Hastings to Birmingham by train

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Torquay to Birmingham by train

from £33.10

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Milton Keynes to Birmingham by train

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Exeter to Birmingham by train

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West Bromwich to Birmingham by train

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Wrexham to Birmingham by train

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Bournemouth to Birmingham by train

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Ashford to Birmingham by train

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Runcorn to Birmingham by train

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Rugby to Birmingham by train

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Alvechurch to Birmingham by train

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Solihull to Birmingham by train

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Darlington to Birmingham by train

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Andover to Birmingham by train

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Bridgwater to Birmingham by train

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Eastleigh to Birmingham by train

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Bedford to Birmingham by train

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Portsmouth to Birmingham by train

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Stafford to Birmingham by train

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Durham to Birmingham by train

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Peterborough to Birmingham by train

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Lille to Birmingham by train

from £121.00

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Bristol to Birmingham by train

from £16.40

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Preston to Birmingham by train

from £8.50

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Leicester to Birmingham by train

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Plymouth to Birmingham by train

from £46.00

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Bassetlaw to Birmingham by train

from £54.70

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Cambridge to Birmingham by train

from £14.00

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Hereford to Birmingham by train

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Cardiff to Birmingham by train

from £17.00

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Barnsley to Birmingham by train

from £13.70

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Chippenham to Birmingham by train

from £57.30

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Lowestoft to Birmingham by train

from £43.80

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St Austell to Birmingham by train

from £56.60

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Brussels to Birmingham by train

from £52.50

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Leamington Spa to Birmingham by train

from £6.90

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Huddersfield to Birmingham by train

from £24.80

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Cleethorpes to Birmingham by train

from £49.70

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Halifax to Birmingham by train

from £24.80

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Fareham to Birmingham by train

from £33.60

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Croydon to Birmingham by train

from £29.00

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Morley to Birmingham by train

from £65.30

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Great Yarmouth to Birmingham by train

from £35.00

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Northallerton to Birmingham by train

from £41.50

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Aylesbury to Birmingham by train

from £6.50

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Lincoln to Birmingham by train

from £13.70

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Menai Bridge to Birmingham by train

from £10.50

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Salisbury to Birmingham by train

from £38.60

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Warrington to Birmingham by train

from £7.00

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Rayleigh to Birmingham by train

from £28.00

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Dundee to Birmingham by train

from £68.00

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Bradford to Birmingham by train

from £24.80

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Chesterfield to Birmingham by train

from £11.30

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Aberdeen to Birmingham by train

from £22.00

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Shrewsbury to Birmingham by train

from £14.50

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Neath to Birmingham by train

from £31.00

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Gloucester to Birmingham by train

from £7.20

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Cannock to Birmingham by train

from £5.50

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Scunthorpe to Birmingham by train

from £23.40

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Nuneaton to Birmingham by train

from £10.70

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Stourbridge to Birmingham by train

from £4.10

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