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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Scarborough

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Scarborough cover the 138 miles (223 km) long route taking on average 4 h 2 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Scarborough.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Scarborough

You can travel by train to Scarborough from Birmingham with CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Scarborough from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking for trains from Birmingham to Scarborough? CrossCountry is one of the best companies to travel with on the 138 miles (223 km) trip from Birmingham to Scarborough. As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio quickly shows you the latest CrossCountry train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Scarborough routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Birmingham and Scarborough, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Birmingham - Scarborough train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with CrossCountry!

    When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Birmingham and Scarborough don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Scarborough

    Travel by train to Scarborough 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 Scarborough.

    What is the distance between Birmingham and Scarborough via train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Scarborough from Birmingham via train to be approximately 138 miles (223 km).

    How long does it take from Birmingham to Scarborough by train?

    On average the Birmingham to Scarborough train time is 4 h 2 min  covering the 138 miles (223 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

    What station does the Birmingham to Scarborough train leave from? Which Scarborough train station do I come into from Birmingham?

    When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Scarborough, you can end your journey in train stations like Scarborough and Scarborough, Burniston Road (Alpamare).

    Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Scarborough   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Scarborough? Where is the Scarborough train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Scarborough, located 0.1 miles (66 m) away from the city centre.

    What train companies offer a service from Birmingham to Scarborough?

    When taking a train from Birmingham to Scarborough, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Scarborough. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Birmingham to Scarborough and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many train services are there from Birmingham to Scarborough a day?

    The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Scarborough is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Scarborough.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transport 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