Duration 2h 21m
Distance 96.8 miles
Average price £42
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between St Albans and Birmingham takes 2h 21m and the fastest train takes 1h 28m. There is a train service every few hours from St Albans 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.

Train • 1h 41m

  1. Watford Junction
  2. Birmingham
1h 41m
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£31 - £133

St Albans to Birmingham train times

Trains run hourly between St Albans and Birmingham. The earliest departure is at 19:17 in the evening, and the last departure from St Albans is at 22:44 which arrives into Birmingham at 08:01. All services require a transfer at Watford Junction and take an average of 2h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from St Albans Abbey and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Watford Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between St Albans and Birmingham is 84 miles. The road distance is 96.8 miles.

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St Albans to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Watford Junction station.

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

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What companies run services between St Albans and Birmingham?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from St Albans to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £130 and the journey takes 1h 7m. London Northwestern Railway also services this route hourly.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Estimated price
£29 - £40

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