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Birmingham to Perth by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 24m
  • Distance
    447 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 55m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Perth by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Perth take around 5 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 447 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Perth.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Perth?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Birmingham to Perth 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 23 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Perth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Perth is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 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 Perth 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 Perth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Perth?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Perth to Birmingham by train

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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.