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Basel to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey9hr 11m
Trains per day8
Avg. journey time12hr 11m
Travelling from Basel to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Basel to Birmingham take around 9 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 871 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Birmingham?
Journeys between Basel and Birmingham usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Basel to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 6 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Birmingham?
The Basel to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:37 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 06:18, and the last at 18:34.
When to book Basel to Birmingham train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- Great Western Railway
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- London Midland
- London Underground
- Train Express Regional
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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