Trains from

Inverness to Birmingham New Street

  1. Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:44
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:55
    Perth
    Platform 4
    12:15
    Perth
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:14
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:14
    Glasgow Queen Street
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:33
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    17:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    4 changes
    Off Peak
  2. Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:44
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:55
    Perth
    Platform 4
    12:15
    Perth
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:14
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:14
    Glasgow Queen Street
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    14:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:46
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    14:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    17:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:07
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    18:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:46
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    14:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    19:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:55
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:31
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    16:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    21:05
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:48
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:53
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:03
    Perth
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:29
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 18 estimated
    18:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E estimated
    22:52
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 5A estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:53
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:25
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    20:14
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    23:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    23:38
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:34
    Crewe
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:59
    Crewe
    Platform 7 estimated
    06:10
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 6B estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:45
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:38
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:02
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:20
    Stafford
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:25
    Stafford
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:57
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    on time
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    20:45
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:38
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:19
    Crewe
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:20
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 1A estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:33
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:43
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6N estimated
    05:48
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    12:32
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:41
    Wolverhampton
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:58
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2A estimated
    3 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Inverness to Birmingham New Street

  • Train Fares from: £29
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 1 to 3

Travelling from Inverness to Birmingham by train

There are no direct trains running from Inverness to Birmingham. However, ScotRail runs services between Inverness and Edinburgh. From Edinburgh Waverley, there's a direct train route to Birmingham New Street operated by Virgin Trains.

ScotRail provides free WiFi on this route, First Class seating, and there are no restrictions on bikes. However, space is limited during peak hours. There's also an at-seat buffet cart service providing hot and cold drinks and light snacks.

For more information, visit our ScotRail page.

All Virgin trains on this line come with a power socket seat on request, a buffet cart or dining carriage called The Foodbar, and a Quiet Coach. There's complimentary WiFi when sat in First Class, while those in Standard can pay a small fee for the service.

To learn more, visit our Virgin Trains page.

Route information from Inverness to Birmingham

From Inverness you'll be taken through the scenic Scottish Highlands. Before arriving at Edinburgh you'll be able to enjoy the picturesque landscapes of Cairngorms National Park, the largest national park in the British Isles.

Once in Edinburgh, the crossing of the Forth Rail Bridge is a spectacular experience for all. The train from Edinburgh to Bristol takes you through the Lowlands of Scotland and provides scenic views of the British East coast, taking in sights across Newcastle, York, Leeds, Sheffield and the Peak District before heading to Birmingham.

Things to do in Birmingham

Birmingham is the second biggest city in the United Kingdom and has plenty to offer. Go on a boat trip on Birmingham´s canals, which were at the forefront of the industrial revolution in the 19th-century. These boat trips will take you along the City Heritage route, covering both the original James Brindley canal and Sir Thomas Telford’s. Alternatively, you can escape the city centre and head to the Botanical Gardens. Opened 200 years ago, Birmingham Botanical Gardens cover everything from deserts to tropical rainforests and can be a welcome change of pace.

  • How long does it take to travel from Inverness to Birmingham New Street by train?

    The average journey time between Inverness and Birmingham New Street is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 11 trains per day travelling from Inverness to Birmingham New Street. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Inverness to Birmingham New Street?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Inverness to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Inverness to Birmingham New Street.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Inverness and Birmingham New Street?

    The distance between Inverness and Birmingham New Street is 358 miles.

    Distance: 358 miles
  • What time is the first train from Inverness to Birmingham New Street?

    The first train from Inverness to Birmingham New Street departs at .

    What time is the last train from Inverness to Birmingham New Street?

    The last train from Inverness to Birmingham New Street departs at .

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    Last train
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How to find cheap train tickets from Inverness to Birmingham New Street

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