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Duration 3h 4m
Distance 154.4 miles
Average price £75
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Rochester and Birmingham takes 3h 4m and the fastest train takes 2h 4m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Rochester 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. Rochester
  2. London Euston
  3. Birmingham
2h 22m
£45 - £180

Rochester to Birmingham train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Rochester and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 05:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Rochester is at 22:12 which arrives into Birmingham at 10:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Birmingham New Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Rochester and Birmingham is 128 miles. The road distance is 154.4 miles.

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Rochester to Birmingham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rochester station.

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

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