Who are Chiltern Railways?
Chiltern Railways runs services out of London Marylebone Station towards Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Banbury and Birmingham. They have a fleet of 69 trains which serve 66 stations, of which 32 are operated by Chiltern.
Your best bet for a cheaper fare on the Chiltern Railways network is between Birmingham and London. This is because they compete with Avanti West Coast and London Northwestern Railway. They aren’t the fastest operator, but here’s what fares look like on the Birmingham to London route around four weeks in advance:
Yes, that’s £6.40 single without a Railcard. If you’d like to know more about travelling on this route, we’ve travelled on all three operators to find out which is the best train from London to Birmingham.
On board services
Overhead luggage racks are available on all trains. Turbostar trains, which operate most services between Birmingham and London, also have a number of larger luggage stacks.
There isn’t any on-board catering. Be sure to visit a shop or pack something before you travel.
Free WiFi is available on all services.
Bikes are accepted with no need for a reservation. Restrictions apply at peak times travelling to and from London Marylebone, Oxford or Birmingham Moor Street. Folding bikes are accepted on all trains. There’s more information in our dedicated guide to travelling with bikes.
You can find out more about Passenger Assist on our dedicated page.