Carlisle to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Carlisle to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Apr 24


Fastest Journey

2 h 56 m


2 h 56 m

Trains per day



277 km

Cheap train tickets from Carlisle to start from $20 with an average ticket price of $20.

The fastest train from Carlisle to takes 2h 56m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 56m and covers a distance of 277 km.

1 trains that leave Carlisle for every day with 1 travelling directly.

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Overview: Train from Carlisle to Birmingham

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains

Trains from Carlisle to Birmingham cover the 171 miles (276 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Carlisle and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

FAQs: Trains from Carlisle to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from Carlisle to Birmingham 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 Carlisle to Birmingham.
Cheap train tickets from Carlisle to Birmingham can start from as little as $20 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Carlisle to Birmingham is $35 (€31); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Carlisle to Birmingham train travel time is 2 h 56 min   for the 171 mile (276 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Carlisle to Birmingham leaves at 5: 43 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Carlisle to Birmingham leaves at 7: 48 PM.
There are 16 trains a day from Carlisle to Birmingham which require at least one change with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Carlisle to Birmingham, you can count on Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Birmingham from Carlisle and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 48 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Carlisle, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Carlisle to Birmingham by train is February.
You have options as you can travel from Carlisle to Birmingham 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Carlisle and Birmingham

Carlisle is the most popular Carlisle railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Carlisle for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for Carlisle
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station
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