Cardiff to Birmingham by train
Travelling from Cardiff to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Birmingham?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Birmingham have been found.
We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Birmingham every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Birmingham?
The Cardiff to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 06:40 and the last train is around 21:50.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 06:40, and the last at 20:50.
What's the Cardiff to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Birmingham are $23.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Birmingham?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Cardiff to Birmingham.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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