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Birmingham to Neath by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    22:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Neath by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Neath take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Neath.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Neath?

Journeys between Birmingham and Neath usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Birmingham to Neath 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 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Neath?

The Birmingham to Neath train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Neath train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Neath is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:00 and the last train is around 22:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:00, and the last at 23:24.

When to book Birmingham to Neath train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 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 Birmingham to Neath by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Neath?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Neath, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Neath to Birmingham by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.