Shenfield to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Shenfield to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Shenfield to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Shenfield and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Shenfield to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Shenfield 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 83 departures.

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

The Shenfield to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Shenfield around 04:44 and the last train is around 22:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Shenfield around 04:38, and the last at 00:18.

When to book Shenfield 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 Shenfield to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Shenfield and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Shenfield 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 Midland
  • London Underground
  • TfL Rail
  • 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.