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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Birmingham to Stafford?

Lowest Price£6.18
Fastest Train0h 30m
Trains Per Day21
Train Lines6

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Birmingham to Stafford right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Birmingham to Stafford?

In the last month, £12.48 was the average price of a train ticket from Birmingham, BIR to Stafford, STS. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Stafford?

The distance between Birmingham and Stafford is approximately 24 miles, or 39 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Stafford.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Birmingham to Stafford are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Birmingham at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Stafford?

There are 21 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Stafford. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stafford to Birmingham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Birmingham to Stafford for £3.51.

Which train should you take from Birmingham to Stafford?

There are 6 train lines with service from Birmingham, Birmingham to Stafford, Staffordshire. West Midlands Railway is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 13 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arriva Trains Wales + Connections20h 54m£15.46
CrossCountry20h 39m£8.73
CrossCountry + Connections11h 8m£15.46
Virgin Trains20h 47m£13.71
Virgin Trains + Connections11h 2m£15.46
West Midlands Railway130h 47m£11.96

Where is the train station in Birmingham?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Birmingham where you can board the train:

  • Birmingham International Rail Station
  • Snow Hill
  • New St Station
  • Moor St Station

Where is the train station in Stafford?

Stafford has one train station:

  • Train Station

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