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Birmingham to Airdrie by train

The journey from Birmingham to Airdrie by train is 248.78 mi and takes 5 hrs 38 mins. There are 22 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:05 and the last at 19:07. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Airdrie by train for as little as £39.08 or as much as £182.54. The best price for this journey is £39.08.

Lowest Price£39.08
Journey Duration5 hrs 38 mins
Connection per Day22
Lowest Price£39.08
Highest Price£182.54
First Departure06:05
Last Departure19:07
Distance248.78 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalAirdrie
CarriersWest Midlands Railway, ScotRailMore

Birmingham to Airdrie Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Birmingham to Airdrie?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Airdrie, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £107.69. You might be able to find prices as low as £39.08, 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Airdrie. On average, though, you'll pay about £107.69 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Airdrie by train?

With a distance of 248.78 mi between Birmingham and Airdrie, it will usually take 5 hrs 38 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 5 hrs 38 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Birmingham and Airdrie by train usually takes 5 hrs 38 mins to cover a distance of 248.78 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to Airdrie will take you 4 hrs 59 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Airdrie quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Airdrie?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Airdrie leaving at 06:05. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:07.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first departure of the night from Birmingham to Airdrie leaves at 06:05, while the last journey sets out at 19:07. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Airdrie. 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 to travel from Birmingham to Airdrie?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as Birmingham new street,Birmingham, Coach Station,Five ways,Birmingham moor street. These connect you to stations including Airdrie in Airdrie. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Airdrie, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Airdrie?

On average, there are 22 daily departures from Birmingham to Airdrie. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Airdrie. There are 22 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Airdrie. 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 Airdrie
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Airdrie.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Airdrie, 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 Airdrie.

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 Airdrie

The cheapest Birmingham - Airdrie train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.00 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £35.20.

Find the best day to travel to Airdrie by train

When travelling to Airdrie 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.

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 West Midlands Railway, ScotRail and Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Airdrie
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Birmingham to Airdrie CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
28.03kg
Bus
30.03kg
Flight
80.07kg
Car
64.06kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Airdrie by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Airdrie are 28.03kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Airdrie? By taking the train between Birmingham and Airdrie you will save 52.04kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2kg compared to a bus and 36.03kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Airdrie?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Airdrie is £107.69. 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 £39.08.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Airdrie?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Airdrie is £39.08. 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 Airdrie by train?
Birmingham to Airdrie is 248.78 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Airdrie take?
Birmingham to Airdrie is on average 5 hrs 38 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 59 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Airdrie?
The train journey from Birmingham to Airdrie is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: West Midlands Railway, ScotRail, TransPennine Express and Avanti West Coast.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Airdrie?
Birmingham to Airdrie has 22 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Airdrie leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Airdrie 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 Airdrie depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Airdrie departs at 19:07. 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 Airdrie 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 £39.08 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 Airdrie by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Airdrie is 4 hrs 59 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Airdrie?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Airdrie.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Airdrie by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Airdrie creates 28.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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