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Kick back and relax on your journey from Durham to Birmingham with CrossCountry. When you travel on one of our trains, you'll get excellent service and a great travel experience. Travelling around the country has never been so comfortable.
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Travelling from Durham to Birmingham
From activities for the kids to nightlife for the grown-ups, Birmingham has you covered. CrossCountry runs direct trains to Birmingham, so you'll arrive ready to explore. However long you decide to stay, you'll find Birmingham ready for you, and CrossCountry ready to take you there.
Are there direct trains from Durham to Birmingham?
Yes, there are direct trains from Durham to Birmingham on the CrossCountry network.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Durham to Birmingham?
Travel from Durham to Birmingham in comfort with CrossCountry � you'll find all the amenities you would expect available for you to enjoy. Discover our range of seating options, including table groupings . On most of our services you can make yourself at home with both our electric points, subject to availability, and at-seat service offering a variety of light refreshments.
Is WiFi available on trains from Durham to Birmingham?
Yes! Surf the web as you would at home with our free on-board WiFi on all our trains from Durham to Birmingham.
T&Cs apply. Visit our WiFi On-Board page for more information.
Can I reserve a seat on trains from Durham to Birmingham?
If you're travelling from Durham to Birmingham and want to reserve a seat, check out our ten-minute reservation service. You'll find all the info you need on our Ten Minute Reservation page, but the good news is that it's available on most CrossCountry services for Anytime and Off-Peak ticket holders.
Where can I find cheap tickets from Durham to Birmingham?
We want to help you travel as cheaply as possible to connect you with the people and places you love. There are lots of ways to find cheaper tickets � from being flexible with timing to booking ahead. Keep an eye on our special offers page and check out our guide to finding cheap tickets for more tips.
Can I use my railcard on trains from Durham to Birmingham?
There's a good chance that you can use your railcard on our service from Durham to Birmingham. For full information, make sure you check out our Railcards page.
For full information about Birmingham station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Birmingham
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