Birmingham to Porthmadog by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 20m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Porthmadog by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Porthmadog take around 4 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Porthmadog.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Porthmadog?

Direct trains from Birmingham to Porthmadog have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Porthmadog every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 4 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Porthmadog train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Porthmadog is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 08:24 and the last train is around 16:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 08:25, and the last at 16:25.

When to book Birmingham to Porthmadog 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 Porthmadog by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Porthmadog?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Transport For Wales

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

Other journeys to Porthmadog

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.