The Shakespeare Express

Stratford upon Avon to Tyseley and Birmingham 

Sunday 22nd August 2021

The Shakespeare Express departs from Stratford upon Avon to Tyseley and Birmingham via Hatton and the mainline through Solihull to Birmingham. We return along the Shakespeare line via Henley in Arden through the rolling Warwickshire countryside to Stratford upon Avon.

Joining arrangements

Join the train at Stratford upon Avon Station.


Dining is available in our original Pullman Cars with a fabulous traditional three course Sunday lunch served at your seat during the outward and return journey.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in  “Bubbles” of two or four Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. You will be seated at tables of two or four in your selected Coach according to your booking. You will not be allocated specific seats.

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.


The following times are confirmed for the Shakespeare Express:

Stratford upon Avon Depart 12:52
Tyseley Arrive 13:31
Birmingham Moor Street Arrive 13:40
Birmingham Snow Hill Arrive 13:45
  Depart 14:07
Birmingham Moor Street Depart 14:12
Tyseley Depart 14:22
Stratford upon Avon Arrive 15:10


Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Number of Passengers in Bubble

Step Four
Complete Details

Step  Five


Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at to discuss their requirements prior to booking.