Birmingham to Scunthorpe by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m

Travelling from Birmingham to Scunthorpe by train

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Scunthorpe take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Scunthorpe.

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Birmingham to Scunthorpe 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 30 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Scunthorpe is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 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 22:03.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Birmingham to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe by train.

Which trains operate between Birmingham and Scunthorpe?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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 rail 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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