Taking approximately two hours, the journey from Hereford to Birmingham by train is a chance to relax, gather your thoughts and get ready to hit the ground running when you alight in this cosmopolitan city.

Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, there’s so much to do and see in Birmingham, it’s well worth considering taking a city break to explore the UK's second-largest city.

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For culture vultures, the museums, art galleries and exhibitions are a treasure trove of delights, both ancient and contemporary, whilst the list of attractions is endless, from Cadbury World, the National Sealife Centre, and the magnificent NEC, to shopping for designer names in the Bullring, browsing the Jewellery Quarter, or marvelling in wonder at the artisan and studio pieces in the many boutiques throughout the city.

Why not sample the many cuisines to be found here, both local and international, book a fine dining experience in one of the award winning restaurants, or seek out the secret bars Birmingham is famous for - hidden gems of laughter, warmth and friendliness that anyone can enjoy.

Visiting Birmingham by train is easy, and with our wide range of available ticket options, there are plenty of money saving deals. Download our app to keep up-to-date, and follow us on X to hear about any last minute changes.