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Our second largest city, ‘Brum’ was home to the pioneers of the industrial revolution and their legacy can still be seen today: from the extensive network of canals to the newly converted and renovated factories and warehouses. With a vibrant restaurant and night life and first class shopping, it makes for a cosmopolitan city break. 

Go on, break out of the hen house and Flock Somewhere New with some of our top picks of the season.

Or, enjoy great value travel with an Advance Fare when you book early.

Our Advance Fares start from just £6.40 one-way* for journeys between London Marylebone and Birmingham Moor Street. Information for the reverse journey can be found on our Birmingham to London Marylebone page.

Back to Backs

Flock to the Back to Backs with Chiltern Railways

Step back in time and see how people lived over 100 years ago. Take a tour and hear about Birmingham residents through the ages. 

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Museum and Art Gallery

Flock to Birmingham art museum with Chiltern Railways

Home to some major works of art, the Staffordshire hoard and the history of Birmingham through the ages. All this and it's free to visit. 

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Bullring Shopping Centre

Flock to the Bullring shopping centre with Chiltern Railways

Fancy a stylish shopping experience? With all the latest fashion and homeware the Bullring is an essential stop on your tour of Birmingham. 

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Birmingham Library

Flock to Birmingham Library with Chiltern Railways

With amazing views of the city, a roof garden and fantastic facilities, the new Birmingham Library is  a must see on a visit to the city. 

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The Electric Cinema

Travel to Neal's Yard with Chiltern Railways

One of the UK's oldest cinemas  showing art house and main stream cinema since 1909. This is a gem of a cinema and a must for film fans.  

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Thinktank Museum

Flock to the Thinktank Museum in Birmingham with Chiltern Railways

The Science Museum of Birmingham. Birmingham made everything in it's day. Thinktank let's you explore some of it's engineering past.

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Ikon Gallery

Flock to the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham with Chiltern Railways

IKON is an internationally acclaimed art gallery housed in a magnificent neo-gothic school building. It is an educational charity and works to encourage public engagement with contemporary art.

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Legoland Discovery Centre

Travel to the Legoland Discovery Centre with Chiltern Railways

The ultimate indoor LEGO playground aimed at 3-12 year olds has a 4D Cinema, two interactive LEGO rides, a Duplo farm, LEGO City play area as well as an awesome build and test zone to improve all of your master LEGO skills!  

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Museum Jewellery Quarter

Travel to The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter with Chiltern Railways

Discover the skill of the jeweller's craft and enjoy a unique tour of an original jewellery factory, which traces the 200-year history of the ancient crafting skills that made Birmingham the centre of the British jewellery industry.

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