Dorchester to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    23:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 35m
  • Distance
    201 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 19m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dorchester to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Dorchester to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 201 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dorchester and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Dorchester to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Dorchester to Birmingham 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 20 departures.

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

The Dorchester to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Dorchester around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dorchester around 05:47, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Dorchester 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 Dorchester to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dorchester and Birmingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.