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Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

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Enjoy a comfortable journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham with CrossCountry. When you book with us, enjoy Advance tickets up to 15 minutes before the departure time.

Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham will go faster than you think, as you enjoy the rolling greenery of the Midlands from your window. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes and drops you at Birmingham New Street Station, right in the heart of the city.

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CrossCountry Trains from Stoke-On-Trent to Birmingham New Street

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Travelling to Birmingham

  • First CrossCountry train - 06:07
  • Last CrossCountry train - 22:47

Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham

Arriving at Birmingham New Street Station means you are in the centre of the city, with Grand Central, and all the shops and cafes it offers, located just upstairs. Birmingham is a modern, thriving city, home to many attractions and activities. Whether you want to shop at the Bullring, party on Broad Street or immerse yourself in history at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, there’s something for everyone in Birmingham.

Once you have arrived in Birmingham

Onward travel: Taxis, Trams & Buses in Birmingham

Birmingham New Street Station is well-connected to the whole city and surrounding areas, making your onward journey an easy one. The Midland Metro Tram service stops regularly at the station and provides an easy connection to the city and surrounding areas. There is also an excellent bus service in Birmingham, with West Midlands buses servicing the city and Arriva connecting Birmingham to the whole of the Midlands. A taxi rank is available adjacent to the station if you prefer a more direct route.

Shopping in Birmingham

Birmingham provides fantastic shopping options, with an incredible range of high street favourites, independent shops, high-end boutiques and thrift stores. The Bullring is one of the largest shopping malls in the UK and offers an unparalleled choice of shops, cafés and restaurants. The Bullring Market has been around for centuries and sells everything from gifts and clothing to fresh produce and household goods. The famous Jewellery Quarter is the perfect place to pick up classic pieces or contemporary designs.

If you’re looking for a more unique shopping experience, visit the Victorian-era Western Arcade, a hub of thriving independent retail in the city. At the Mailbox shopping centre, you will find your designer brands, along with lots of restaurants where you can grab a bite to eat and enjoy the canal view.

Culture in Birmingham

England’s second largest city is defined by its swirling ring roads and streets lined with Victorian redbrick houses. Its vibrant culture sits waiting to be explored; heritage museums, mega arenas, first class shopping and a big entertainment scene make it a great place to visit. The sleepy canals occupied by drifting barges remind you of a busy industrial past, while cycle routes lead to beautiful countryside and green parks.

Enjoy a family day out at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Cadbury World or Sea Life Birmingham. Enjoy live performances at Birmingham Repertory Theatre or Symphony Hall. If you’re visiting with friends, why not check out the Brummies’ nightlife; with an abundance of bars, pubs and clubs, you’re sure to find something to suit your tastes.

Spending time in Birmingham?

If you want to spend a day, a long weekend or a week in Birmingham, check out our Guide to Birmingham so you can plan the perfect trip.

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