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St Ives to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    08:06
  • Last train
    22:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 38m
  • Distance
    355 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from St Ives to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from St Ives to Birmingham take around 5 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 355 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Ives and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from St Ives to Birmingham?

Journeys between St Ives and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from St Ives 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 29 departures.

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

The St Ives to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart St Ives around 08:07 and the last train is around 22:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Ives around 07:12, and the last at 22:05.

When to book St Ives 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 St Ives to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Ives and Birmingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway

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

Birmingham to St Ives 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.