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Birmingham to Belfast by train
Fastest journey10hr 5m
Trains per day4
Avg. journey time12hr 47m
Travelling from Birmingham to Belfast by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Belfast take around 10 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 356 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Belfast.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Belfast?
Journeys between Birmingham and Belfast usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Birmingham to Belfast 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 7 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Belfast?
The Birmingham to Belfast train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Belfast train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Belfast is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:30 and the last train is around 22:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:30, and the last at 22:55.
When to book Birmingham to Belfast 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 Belfast by train.
Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Belfast?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Belfast, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Transport For Wales
- 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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