Birmingham to Accrington by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 10m
  • Distance
    145 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Accrington by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Accrington take around 2 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Accrington.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Accrington?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Birmingham to Accrington 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 26 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Accrington train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Accrington is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:02, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Birmingham to Accrington 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 Accrington by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Accrington?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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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.