Hove to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 9m
  • Distance
    218 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hove to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Hove to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hove and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Hove to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Hove 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 33 departures.

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

The Hove to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Hove around 05:54 and the last train is around 22:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hove around 05:56, and the last at 22:19.

When to book Hove 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 Hove to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hove and Birmingham?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin 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.