Birmingham to Ludlow by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 30m
  • Distance
    57 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Ludlow by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Ludlow take around 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 57 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Ludlow.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Ludlow?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Birmingham to Ludlow 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 37 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Ludlow train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ludlow is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:25 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:30, and the last at 23:24.

When to book Birmingham to Ludlow 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 Ludlow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Ludlow?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • 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.