Birmingham to Inverness by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Inverness by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Inverness take around 7 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 576 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Inverness.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Inverness?
Journeys between Birmingham and Inverness usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Birmingham to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Inverness?
The Birmingham to Inverness train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Inverness train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:15 and the last train is around 23:09.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:57, and the last at 22:55.
What's the Birmingham to Inverness train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Inverness are $41.96.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $42 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $104. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Birmingham to Inverness 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 Inverness by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Inverness?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Inverness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- 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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