Birmingham to Selby by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 8m
  • Distance
    155 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Selby by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Selby take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 155 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Selby.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Selby?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Birmingham to Selby 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 27 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Selby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Selby is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:58, and the last at 22:31.

When to book Birmingham to Selby 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 Selby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Selby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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.