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Running 41 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Travel from Tamworth to Birmingham with CrossCountry and take advantage of Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up to 15 minutes before departure.
Travelling from Tamworth to Birmingham by train takes 20 minutes. Trains service this route during the week and over the weekend, and take you to the centre of Birmingham.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city and as you would expect, it has a lot to offer its visitors. Home to diverse cultures, superb shopping options, museums, art galleries and a buzzing nightlife, Birmingham offers numerous attractions to its visitors.
Yes, all CrossCountry services between Tamworth and Birmingham are direct.
As you would expect from a CrossCountry train, we offer an extensive range of amenities to make your journey as comfortable as can be. These include a choice of seats, such as tables, plug sockets for your electricals and luggage storage. If you would like even more comfort, we recommend buying a First Class ticket.
Birmingham New Street is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. The entire station offers step-free access, plus ramps for train access and special assistance getting to and from platforms. There are also accessible ticket office counters on the main concourse.
Birmingham New Street Station is located in the centre of the city, making it a convenient place to start exploring all that Birmingham has to offer.
For families visiting Birmingham New Street Station, there are waiting rooms and baby changing facilities. If you upgrade to a First Class ticket, you can make use of the First Class lounge.
For further information about Birmingham Station, check out our station guide.
Birmingham has a very well-connected transport system, making your onward journey simple. The Midland Metro Tram service connects at Birmingham New Street Station, so getting a tram is a convenient way to continue your journey elsewhere in the Midlands. Birmingham has a great bus service which can get you around the city centre or further afield if you wish. Alternatively, you can get a taxi from outside the station.
Birmingham is a great place to shop and it’s not just the world-famous Bullring shopping centre that the city boasts. The Great Western Arcade (GWA) offers unique shopping experiences in Birmingham. Stylish and over-flowing with Victorian charm, the GWA is home to award-winning retailers and is often referred to as the ‘home of the hidden gems’. Birmingham has plenty of markets full of character and bargains. Birmingham’s open, indoor, wholesale and rag Bull Ring markets offer everything from underwear, fresh fruit and veg to electrical goods.
Birmingham is a city brimming with cultural attractions. It was the birthplace of DIY rock and heavy metal, and now showcases mesmerising ballet performances and fascinating museum exhibitions - the entertainment on offer in Birmingham is show-stopping. The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is home to Renaissance masterpieces waiting to be revered. Admire the city’s industrial heritage as you take a stroll along the canal of the Gas Street Basin, lined with rusty-red warehouses and chimneys. A visit to Birmingham would be incomplete without a tour of the Cadbury World chocolate factory, where you can indulge your sweet tooth.
Whether you’re looking to have a fun day out or are planning a longer stay, our Birmingham Guide can help you plan the perfect trip.
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