How to travel from Carlisle to Birmingham

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from Carlisle to Birmingham

You can get from Carlisle to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Carlisle to Birmingham on Oct 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:40PMCarlisle3h10 04:50PMBirmingham New Street
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01:40PMCarlisle3h10 04:50PMBirmingham New Street
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09:48AMCarlisle4h02 01:50PMBirmingham New Street
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11:31AMCarlisle4h19 03:50PMBirmingham New Street
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Travel Information from Carlisle to Birmingham

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $95
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $60 (€58) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€61) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 171 miles (276 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Carlisle to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Carlisle to Birmingham.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Carlisle and Birmingham. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Carlisle is by taking a bus, which costs on average $60 (€58).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a flight to Birmingham, which costs on average $62 (€61) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $35 (€34) less than taking a train, which costs on average $95 (€92) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Carlisle is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 50 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 171 miles (276 km) from Carlisle to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Carlisle to Birmingham is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • Around 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Birmingham from Carlisle as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Carlisle to Birmingham:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Carlisle and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Carlisle to Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Carlisle to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Birmingham by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Carlisle to Birmingham for $60 (€58).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Birmingham by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Carlisle to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $62 (€61).
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Birmingham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Carlisle to Birmingham for $95 (€92) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Carlisle to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Carlisle to Birmingham usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Carlisle to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $60 (€58) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $62 (€61) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $95 (€92) one way.

But we recommend booking Carlisle to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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