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Birmingham to Scunthorpe by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 27m
  • Distance
    149 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Scunthorpe by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Scunthorpe take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 149 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Scunthorpe.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Scunthorpe?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Birmingham to Scunthorpe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Birmingham to Scunthorpe train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Scunthorpe 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 05:57, and the last at 22:03.

When to book Birmingham to Scunthorpe 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 Scunthorpe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Scunthorpe?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Scunthorpe 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.