Getting you from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street

If you’re travelling from Edinburgh to the midlands, the best way to travel is with Avanti West Coast. Our fastest direct route takes just 4 hours and 7 minutes and if you’re travelling off-peak you can get a cheaper train ticket. Anytime single tickets costs more but give you the flexibility to travel at a time that suits you. Onboard you can connect to our free WiFI which will give you access to surf the internet as you're blasting up the West Coast. You can also pop to the onboard shop for refreshments during your journey.

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street

Tickets from Edinburgh to Birmingham New Street can be quite expensive, so we thought it would be best to highlight some ways you can save money on your travel:

  • The biggest price difference comes when travelling off-peak, so it’s important you plan ahead and book in advance. Advance tickets go on sale around 12 weeks before the travel date and the earlier you book, the cheaper you can travel. You can also set up a ticket alert and we’ll email you when the tickets are available.
  • Railcards can save you up to a third on your train tickets across the UK. For journeys like this one that means big savings so remember to use yours when booking or sign up if you don’t already have one.
  • The easiest way to save a little bit of money is to book directly with Avanti West Coast. We don’t charge booking fees and also have a price promise which means that if you see a cheaper price for the same train journey, we’ll refund you the difference.

First Class service

For a long journey like this one, you’ll want to be comfortable and not worry about your set-up when you get on the train. Upgrading to First Class helps with this by giving you some extras to make sure you arrive in Birmingham fresh. This includes bigger seats with more legroom, a guaranteed table, and complimentary refreshments. Find out about First Class here.

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