Edinburgh to Birmingham by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham take around 4 hours, covering a distance of approximately 396 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham?
Direct trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham have been found.
We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Edinburgh to Birmingham every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Birmingham?
The Edinburgh to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 4 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 06:06 and the last train is around 18:52.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Edinburgh to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Birmingham are $23.28.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $73 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $92. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Birmingham by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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