Ormskirk to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 28m
  • Distance
    138 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ormskirk to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Ormskirk to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 138 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ormskirk and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Ormskirk to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Ormskirk 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 34 departures.

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

The Ormskirk to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Ormskirk around 05:49 and the last train is around 23:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ormskirk around 06:19, and the last at 23:20.

When to book Ormskirk 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 Ormskirk to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ormskirk and Birmingham?

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

  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • 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.