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Rayleigh to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    04:16
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    197 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rayleigh to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Rayleigh to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 197 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rayleigh and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Rayleigh to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Rayleigh 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 34 departures.

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

The Rayleigh to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Rayleigh around 04:16 and the last train is around 21:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rayleigh around 04:16, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Rayleigh 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 Rayleigh to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rayleigh and Birmingham?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Birmingham to Rayleigh by train

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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.