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Birmingham to Greenock by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 2m
  • Distance
    428 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Greenock by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Greenock take around 5 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 428 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Greenock.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Greenock?

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

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Birmingham to Greenock 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 8 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Greenock train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Greenock 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 05:57, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Birmingham to Greenock 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 Greenock by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Greenock?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • ScotRail
  • 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.