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Cardiff to Birmingham International by train
Fastest journey2hr 20m
Trains per day51
Avg. journey time2hr 37m
Travelling from Cardiff to Birmingham International by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Birmingham International take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 147 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Birmingham International.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Birmingham International?
Journeys between Cardiff and Birmingham International usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Cardiff to Birmingham International 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 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Birmingham International?
The Cardiff to Birmingham International train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Birmingham International train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham International is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:55 and the last train is around 21:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:55, and the last at 23:18.
When to book Cardiff to Birmingham International 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 Cardiff to Birmingham International by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Birmingham International?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Birmingham International, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- 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.
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