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.
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2 h 44 m
2 h 49 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||171 miles (276 km)|
|Average train ticket price||£70 (€79)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Avanti 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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle.
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.
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