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There are 4 ways to get from Rainham to Birmingham by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$68 - $146

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Train via London Victoria  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$68 - $143

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$85 - $127

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to Birmingham 164.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Birmingham is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Birmingham is to train which costs £50 - £120 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainham to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Birmingham New Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Birmingham is 132 miles. The road distance is 164.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs £50 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Rainham to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Rainham to Birmingham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rainham (Kent) station.

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Rainham to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainham to Birmingham is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Rainham to Birmingham.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

What companies run services between Rainham, Medway, England and Birmingham, England?

You can take a train from Rainham to Birmingham via St Pancras International and London Euston in around 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100

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