Birkenhead to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    126 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birkenhead to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Birkenhead to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birkenhead and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Birkenhead to Birmingham?

Journeys between Birkenhead and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Birkenhead to Birmingham 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 25 departures.

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

The Birkenhead to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Birkenhead around 05:55 and the last train is around 23:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birkenhead around 06:04, and the last at 23:57.

When to book Birkenhead 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 Birkenhead to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birkenhead and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birkenhead to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • West Midlands Trains

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.