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Scarborough to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 57m
  • Distance
    223 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Scarborough to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Scarborough to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Scarborough and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Scarborough to Birmingham?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Scarborough to Birmingham 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 45 departures.

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

The Scarborough to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Scarborough around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:46. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Scarborough 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 Scarborough to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Scarborough and Birmingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin 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.