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Birmingham to Skipton by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    21:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 51m
  • Distance
    165 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Skipton by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Skipton take around 2 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Skipton.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Skipton?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Birmingham to Skipton 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 33 departures.

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

The Birmingham to Skipton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Skipton is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:58, and the last at 21:03.

When to book Birmingham to Skipton 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 to Skipton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Skipton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

Skipton to Birmingham by train

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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.