Harrogate to Birmingham by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 38m
  • Distance
    170 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Harrogate to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Harrogate to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Harrogate and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Harrogate to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Harrogate to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Harrogate around 06:03 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Harrogate around 06:03, and the last at 20:21.

When to book Harrogate to Birmingham 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 Harrogate to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Harrogate and Birmingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

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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.