Crawley to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 44m
  • Distance
    192 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Crawley to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Crawley to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 192 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Crawley and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Crawley to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 54 departures on the route from Crawley to Birmingham 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 61 departures.

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

The Crawley to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Crawley around 05:28 and the last train is around 22:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Crawley around 05:43, and the last at 23:27.

When to book Crawley to Birmingham 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 Crawley to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Crawley and Birmingham?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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.

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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.