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Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham 

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Birmingham is one of the UK’s most interesting cities and catching a train from Nottingham to Birmingham couldn’t be easier. The average journey time is 1 hour and 15 minutes making it a great journey for a day or a long weekend. There’s plenty to see and do in Birmingham, from shopping to exploring the cultural attractions. Birmingham New Street Station is located just below Grand Central; filled with a wide range of restaurants, cafés and shops, it’s a mini hub in its own right.

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CrossCountry Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street

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Travelling to Birmingham

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Travelling from Nottingham to Birmingham

Trains from Nottingham to Birmingham run frequently and the journey will take you through a variety of landscapes. The rolling fields and green spaces between Burton upon Trent and Birmingham break up the views of the towns along the way and the mixed scenery makes this a pleasant journey.  

When you get to Birmingham

Onward travel: Buses & Taxis

Birmingham offers visitors a choice of onward travel options. Buses are one of the most popular to take advantage of and many can be found outside the station. The Arriva bus services are integrated with the trains and trams, making it easy to travel to many places in and around the city after exiting your train. The main taxi rank can be found on Navigation Street, outside of the Stephenson Street and Victoria Square exit.

Where to go shopping in Birmingham

Birmingham is one of the UK’s best destinations for shopping. From the Bullring and the Mailbox to Grand Central and the huge array of shops that line many of the city streets, Birmingham is a shopper’s paradise. Selfridges and Harvey Nichols stand alongside Primark and New Look, while there are plenty of great markets to explore for anyone searching for a good deal.

Cultural sights in Birmingham

Birmingham is also famed for its rich culture. Museums and galleries are dotted all over the city, with the Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum proving to be a big hot with visiting families. The Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery and the Ikon Gallery are among the city’s top attractions for avid culture vultures. For those looking discover local history, Aston Hall and Soho House both give a glimpse into what life was like for the socialites of the 1600s.

Are you spending time in Birmingham?

Whether you are planning on spending a long weekend or a day in Birmingham, our handy Guide to Birmingham will help you to plan a great journey.

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