Duration 5h 42m
Distance 183.5 miles
Average price £167
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Birmingham and Lowestoft takes 5h 42m and the fastest train takes 4h 57m. There is a train service every few hours 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
Bookable on Rome2rio
£91 - £226

Birmingham to Lowestoft train times

Trains run hourly between Birmingham and Lowestoft. The earliest departure is at 19:22 in the evening, and the last departure from Birmingham is at 20:22 which arrives into Lowestoft at 08:40. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Birmingham to Lowestoft? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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.

More details

The distance between Birmingham and Lowestoft is 155 miles. The road distance is 183.5 miles.

Get driving directions

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

More details

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

More details

Book your Birmingham to Lowestoft train tickets online with Omio, Rome2rio and two other operators.

Search and book

There are 511+ hotels available in Lowestoft. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps