Birmingham to Carlisle by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Carlisle by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Carlisle take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 277 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Carlisle.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Carlisle?
Direct trains from Birmingham to Carlisle have been found.
We usually find around 14 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Carlisle every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Carlisle?
The Birmingham to Carlisle train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Carlisle train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Carlisle is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:15 and the last train is around 19:15.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Birmingham to Carlisle train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Carlisle are $49.45.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $47 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. 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 Carlisle 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 Carlisle by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Carlisle?
Virgin Trains is the train company that operates on the route from Birmingham to Carlisle.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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