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There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

£83 - £273

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Bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle National Express

£12 - £17

4 alternative options

Train via Manchester  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie

£96 - £224

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School 246.5 miles

£35 - £55

Fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  4. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Ernespie Road

£64 - £261

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA) BHX - GLA
  2. Take the train from Barrhead to Dumfries

£56 - £346

Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Birmingham and Castle Douglas High School is around 6h 48m and covers a distance of around 246 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 37m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach West Scotland and others, the Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School service departs from Birmingham New Street and arrives in Castle Douglas High School. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 48m
Fastest journey time:
4h 37m
Journey distance:
246 miles
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
£83
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School train, bus and walk schedules

Birmingham → Castle Douglas High School
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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Castle Douglas High School. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Castle Douglas, Ernespie Road via Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Castle Douglas High School is 191 miles. The road distance is 246.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School without a car is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs £80 - £280.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School is to train which takes 5h 58m and costs £80 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Castle Douglas High School, Scotland?

You can take a train from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School via Carlisle, Dumfries, Dumfries, Railway Station, and Castle Douglas, Markethill in around 5h 58m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Barrhead to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£18 - £26
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £70
Train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Ernespie Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Ernespie Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
McCalls Coaches
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Castle Douglas, Ernespie Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
DGC Buses

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Birmingham to Castle Douglas High School.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Castle Douglas High School. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £90.

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