Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m
  • Distance
    163 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 163 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Port Talbot Parkway.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway?

Journeys between Birmingham and Port Talbot Parkway usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway 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 35 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway?

The Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Port Talbot Parkway is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:00, and the last at 21:42.

When to book Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway 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 Port Talbot Parkway by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Port Talbot Parkway?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Port Talbot Parkway, 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

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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