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Birmingham to Aberdeen by train

The journey from Birmingham to Aberdeen by train is 322.59 mi and takes 8 hrs 0 mins. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:05 and the last at 16:07. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Aberdeen by train for as little as £87.86 or as much as £200.75. The best price for this journey is £87.86.

Lowest Price£87.86
Journey Duration8 hrs 0 mins
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price£87.86
Highest Price£200.75
First Departure06:05
Last Departure16:07
Distance322.59 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalAberdeen
CarriersScotRail, London North Eastern RailwayMore

Birmingham to Aberdeen Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Birmingham to Aberdeen?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Aberdeen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £179.75. You might be able to find prices as low as £87.86, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Birmingham to Aberdeen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £179.75. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Aberdeen by train?

The average journey time is 8 hrs 0 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 322.59 mi from Birmingham to Aberdeen. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Birmingham to Aberdeen to take longer than 8 hrs 0 mins. The distance between Birmingham and Aberdeen is around 322.59 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 8 hrs 0 mins. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Aberdeen take 6 hrs 57 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham to Aberdeen?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birmingham at 06:05, and the last departure will leave at 16:07. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Aberdeen can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first departure of the night from Birmingham to Aberdeen leaves at 06:05, while the last journey sets out at 16:07. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Aberdeen. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Birmingham to Aberdeen route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and Aberdeen. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham, Coach Station,Birmingham new street,Five ways,Birmingham moor street. These connect to stations including Aberdeen Coach Station in Aberdeen. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Birmingham to Aberdeen.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Aberdeen take place each day?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Aberdeen, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 9 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Birmingham and Aberdeen. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 9 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Aberdeen. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Aberdeen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Aberdeen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Aberdeen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Aberdeen

The cheapest Birmingham - Aberdeen train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.82 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £35.20.

Find the best day to travel to Aberdeen by train

When travelling to Aberdeen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway and West Midlands Railway from Birmingham to Aberdeen
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Birmingham to Aberdeen CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
36.34kg
Bus
38.94kg
Flight
103.83kg
Car
83.07kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Aberdeen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Aberdeen are 36.34kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Aberdeen? By taking the train between Birmingham and Aberdeen you will save 67.49kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.6kg compared to a bus and 46.73kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Aberdeen?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Aberdeen is £179.75. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £87.86.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Aberdeen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Aberdeen is £87.86. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Aberdeen by train?
Birmingham to Aberdeen is 322.59 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Aberdeen take?
Birmingham to Aberdeen is on average 8 hrs 0 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 57 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Aberdeen?
The train journey from Birmingham to Aberdeen is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway, West Midlands Railway, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Aberdeen?
Birmingham to Aberdeen has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Aberdeen leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Aberdeen departs at 06:05. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Aberdeen depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Aberdeen departs at 16:07. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Aberdeen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £87.86 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Aberdeen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Aberdeen is 6 hrs 57 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Aberdeen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Aberdeen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Aberdeen by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Aberdeen creates 36.34kg of CO2 emissions.

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