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Poole to Birmingham International by train

  • First train
    07:02
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 26m
  • Distance
    194 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Poole to Birmingham International by train

Fast trains from Poole to Birmingham International take around 3 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 194 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poole and Birmingham International.

1. Are there direct trains from Poole to Birmingham International?

Journeys between Poole and Birmingham International usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Poole to Birmingham International 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 27 departures.

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

The Poole to Birmingham International train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham International is usually scheduled to depart Poole around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poole around 06:21, and the last at 22:50.

When to book Poole to Birmingham International 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 Poole to Birmingham International by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poole and Birmingham International?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.