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Duration 2h 26m
Distance 127.8 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Croydon and Birmingham takes 2h 26m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Croydon to Birmingham. 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. London Euston
  2. Birmingham
2h 8m
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£47 - £163

Croydon to Birmingham train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Croydon and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 06:51 in the morning, and the last departure from Croydon is at 22:34 which arrives into Birmingham at 01:22. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Croydon to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from East Croydon and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Victoria station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Croydon and Birmingham is 108 miles. The road distance is 127.8 miles.

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Croydon to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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Croydon to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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What companies run services between Croydon and Birmingham?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street hourly. Tickets cost £40 - £150 and the journey takes 1h 29m. London Northwestern Railway also services this route hourly.
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