Birmingham International to Inverness by train

  • First train
    06:46
  • Last train
    21:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 1m
  • Distance
    582 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham International to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Birmingham International to Inverness take around 8 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 582 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham International and Inverness.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham International to Inverness?

Journeys between Birmingham International and Inverness usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Birmingham International to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham International to Inverness?

The Birmingham International to Inverness train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham International to Inverness train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham International around 06:46 and the last train is around 21:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham International around 06:46, and the last at 22:40.

When to book Birmingham International to Inverness train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham International to Inverness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham International and Inverness?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham International to Inverness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.