From the west midlands to the capital.
There are services every day with the average journey from Birmingham New Street to London taking around 1 hour and 24 minutes. So, if you're heading down south and want to know everything you'll need to know before your journey then you've come to the right place.
All of our services from Birmingham New Street to London are direct and if you book in advance you can get a train ticket for £12.50 when travelling off-peak. Find out more here.
Birmingham to London FAQs
How long does it take to travel from Birmingham to London by train?
The journey takes 1 hour 24 minutes on average. Some weekend services take a little longer.
What is the fastest journey from Birmingham to London by train?
The fastest journey takes 1 hour 21 minutes.
How much does the train from Birmingham to London cost?
The cheapest off-peak fare costs £12.50 if booked in advance. Same-day tickets from £27.50.
Are there direct trains from Birmingham to London?
Yes, all our trains from Birmingham to London are direct.
What is the distance between Birmingham to London?
London is 163 km (101 miles) from Birmingham.
What time is the first train from Birmingham to London?
The first train leaves Birmingham at 05:29 on weekdays, 05:50 (Saturday) and 08:30 (Sunday).
What time is the last train from Birmingham to London?
The last train leaves Birmingham at 23.10 (weekdays), 21:30 (Saturday) and 23:00 (Sunday).