The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£78

Average

£86

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Carlisle will cost around £ 86 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 78.

Cheapest
08:15Birmingham New Street2h44 10:59Carlisle
0 changes
£781One-way
Cheapest
11:15Birmingham New Street2h57 14:12Carlisle
1 changes
£781One-way
Cheapest
09:15Birmingham New Street2h51 12:06Carlisle
1 changes
£781One-way
10:15Birmingham New Street2h46 13:01Carlisle
0 changes
£1071One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Carlisle

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 25 Oct
08:15Birmingham New Street2h44 10:59Carlisle
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09:15Birmingham New Street2h51 12:06Carlisle
0 changes
10:15Birmingham New Street2h46 13:01Carlisle
0 changes
11:15Birmingham New Street2h57 14:12Carlisle
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
25 Oct
£78Avanti West Coast
£45National Express
£49easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£54Avanti West Coast
£38National Express
£39easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£77Avanti West Coast
£42National Express
£33easyJet

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Carlisle

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

2 h 49 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

277 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Birmingham for Carlisle every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 277 km distance in an average of 2 h 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:15Birmingham New Street2h44 10:59Carlisle
0 changes
£781One-way
10:15Birmingham New Street2h46 13:01Carlisle
0 changes
£1071One-way
09:15Birmingham New Street2h51 12:06Carlisle
1 changes
£781One-way
11:15Birmingham New Street2h57 14:12Carlisle
1 changes
£781One-way

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Train Information between Birmingham and Carlisle

distanceDistance171 miles (276 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Carlisle cover the 171 miles (276 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £54, but the average price of train tickets is £70. Travellers 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.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Birmingham and Carlisle cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Birmingham and Carlisle for as little as £54  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Birmingham to Carlisle?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Carlisle train price to come in at an average of £70  one way.
What is the distance between Birmingham and Carlisle via train?
The train distance from Birmingham to Carlisle is around 171 miles (276 km).
How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Carlisle by train?
On average the Birmingham to Carlisle train time is 3 h 15 min  covering the 171 miles (276 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Carlisle?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street   to Carlisle.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Carlisle train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Birmingham New Street and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Carlisle and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Carlisle.

Which train companies can get me from Birmingham to Carlisle?
For the best Birmingham to Carlisle train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Birmingham and Carlisle to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Carlisle from Birmingham a day?
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Carlisle is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Birmingham to Carlisle? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Birmingham to Carlisle train departs at 07: 15   and the last train from Birmingham to Carlisle leaves at 07: 15. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Carlisle train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Birmingham Carlisle train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Birmingham to Carlisle to cost on average £70 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Carlisle train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Carlisle
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 trip from Birmingham to Carlisle.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70