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Dumfries to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    04:58
  • Last train
    23:56
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 30m
  • Distance
    310 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dumfries to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Dumfries to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 310 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dumfries and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Dumfries to Birmingham?

Journeys between Dumfries and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Dumfries to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Dumfries to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Dumfries around 04:58 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dumfries around 04:58, and the last at 00:05.

When to book Dumfries to Birmingham 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 Dumfries to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dumfries and Birmingham?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • ScotRail
  • 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.