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Duration 5h 53m
Distance 183.1 miles
Average price £175
Frequency 10/day

Trip overview

The average train between Birmingham and Lowestoft takes 5h 53m and the fastest train takes 4h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Birmingham to Lowestoft. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Birmingham New Street
  2. Ely
  3. Lowestoft
5h 5m
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£95 - £231

Birmingham to Lowestoft train times

Trains run every three hours between Birmingham and Lowestoft. The earliest departure is at 05:19 in the morning, and the last departure from Birmingham is at 20:22 which arrives into Lowestoft at 06:25. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Lowestoft. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Lowestoft via Ely and Norwich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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It is 155 miles from Birmingham to Lowestoft. It is approximately 183.1 miles to drive.

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Birmingham to Lowestoft train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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Birmingham to Lowestoft train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Norwich station.

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