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Cambridge to Birmingham train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€34.54
Shortest Duration2h 37m
Trips per day4
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Cambridge to Birmingham train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Cambridge to Birmingham is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Cambridge to Birmingham were €39.73. By booking 5 days out, tickets are on average €0.41 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Cambridge to Birmingham?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cambridge to Birmingham by train is at 11:00 on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 13:00 on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

CrossCountry from Cambridge to Birmingham has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 train trips per day. CrossCountry has the most options for departures from Cambridge to Birmingham, with an average of 2 trips per day and 9 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Cambridge to Birmingham. Of the 4 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Cambridge to Birmingham starts at €20.26.

2 carriers offer Cambridge to Birmingham train trips

CrossCountry + Connections

Book CrossCountry + Connections from Cambridge to Birmingham from €35.18. There are 2 CrossCountry + Connections schedules from Cambridge to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay €52.11 for a CrossCountry + Connections ticket to Birmingham. In Cambridge, CrossCountry + Connections departs to Birmingham from Station Road and no other station. In Birmingham, CrossCountry + Connections arrives at Birmingham International Rail Station and no other station.

An average trip on CrossCountry + Connections from Cambridge to Birmingham takes 2 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available CrossCountry + Connections trip will get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 37 minutes,

On weekends, CrossCountry + Connections offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €64.39 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

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Avg. Time
2h 58m
Avg. Price
€52.11

CrossCountry

Book CrossCountry from Cambridge to Birmingham from €34.54. There are 2 CrossCountry schedules from Cambridge to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay €46.83 for a CrossCountry ticket to Birmingham. In Cambridge, CrossCountry departs to Birmingham from Station Road and no other station. In Birmingham, CrossCountry arrives at New St Station and no other station.

An average trip on CrossCountry from Cambridge to Birmingham takes 2 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available CrossCountry trip will get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 37 minutes,

On weekends, CrossCountry offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €47.75 for a weekend getaway trip to Birmingham.

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Avg. Time
2h 38m
Avg. Price
€46.83
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Cambridge. Most train trips to Birmingham will depart from Station Road.
  • Station Road
train trips arrive in Birmingham at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. New St Station, Birmingham International Rail Station are the main train stations in Birmingham for trips arriving from Cambridge.
  • New St Station
  • Birmingham International Rail Station