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Train Information between Birmingham and Carlisle

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Carlisle cover the 171 miles (276 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Carlisle.

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Carlisle
Travel by train to Carlisle easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Carlisle.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Carlisle by train?
You should expect to travel around 171 miles (276 km)  between Birmingham and Carlisle by train.
How long is the train ride to Carlisle from Birmingham?
On average the Birmingham to Carlisle train travel time is 2 h 46 min  for the 171 miles (276 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Birmingham goes to Carlisle? What train station do I come into Carlisle from Birmingham?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Carlisle.

Where is the departure train station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival train station in Carlisle located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Carlisle, called Carlisle, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me between Birmingham and Carlisle?
When taking a train from Birmingham to Carlisle, you can count on Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Carlisle. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Birmingham to Carlisle and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Birmingham and Carlisle?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Birmingham to Carlisle. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your journey to Carlisle from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales