Birmingham to Carstairs by train

  • First train
    10:30
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 35m
  • Distance
    376 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    3
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Carstairs by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Carstairs take around 8 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 376 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Carstairs.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Carstairs?

Journeys between Birmingham and Carstairs usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 3 departures on the route from Birmingham to Carstairs every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Carstairs?

The Birmingham to Carstairs train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Carstairs train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Carstairs is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 19:15 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 10:03, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Birmingham to Carstairs train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Carstairs by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Carstairs?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Carstairs, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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