If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
For short distances like between Bristol and Birmingham, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Bristol and Birmingham?
You can take the train to Birmingham at Bristol Temple Meads [ BRI ], which arrives at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ].
How many train connections exist to go from Bristol to Birmingham per day?
If you desire to go to Birmingham from Bristol by train, 30 daily connections are available. Please note that 27 routes are direct lines whereas 2 routes include one change or more. Thus, if you do not want to change trains, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route. Nevertheless, selecting a ticket with an indirect line could be more efficient if you want to reach Birmingham at the last minute especially if there are too few connections even though the trip is longer.
How long do you need to get to Birmingham by train?
While the first train to Birmingham leaves at 13:02, the last one is scheduled for 20:02. The average duration of the journey is of 1 hour and 41 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Birmingham in 1 hour and 18 minutes.