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Margate to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 29m
  • Distance
    255 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Margate to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Margate to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 255 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Margate and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Margate to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Margate 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 40 departures.

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

The Margate to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Margate around 04:35 and the last train is around 22:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Margate around 04:37, and the last at 22:46.

When to book Margate 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 Margate to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Margate and Birmingham?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Southeastern
  • 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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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.