Falkirk to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 28m
  • Distance
    411 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Falkirk to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Falkirk to Birmingham take around 4 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 411 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Falkirk and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Falkirk to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Falkirk 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 18 departures.

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

The Falkirk to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Falkirk around 05:47 and the last train is around 00:39. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Falkirk 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 Falkirk to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Falkirk and Birmingham?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • 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.

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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.