Birmingham to Lowestoft by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 45m
  • Distance
    247 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 31m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Lowestoft by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Lowestoft take around 4 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Lowestoft.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Lowestoft?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Birmingham to Lowestoft 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 22 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Lowestoft train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lowestoft is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:19 and the last train is around 20:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:22, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Lowestoft 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 Birmingham to Lowestoft by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Lowestoft?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Lowestoft, 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.

Lowestoft to Birmingham by train

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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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