Trains from Aberdeen to Birmingham

Aberdeen to Birmingham train information

Aberdeen Birmingham train map

Train duration 8h40m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Aberdeen, Scotland
Distance 322 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £58.40
Average train price £103.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Aberdeen, located in Scotland and Birmingham, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Cross Country, ScotRail.

How much times does it take?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Birmingham from Aberdeen. The average travel duration between Aberdeen to Birmingham is 8h40m to travel the 322 miles.

How much does it costs?

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 180 days is £58.40 one way.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Birmingham train tickets

from £58.40 MORE 7h43m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £21.20 MORE 11h18m
from £12.70 MORE 11h13m
Flight
from £54.10 MORE 12h07m

Aberdeen - Birmingham prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Aberdeen to Birmingham by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Aberdeen - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Aberdeen to Birmingham will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 day in advance, tickets should be available from £61 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £103 for your journey. Thus, you can save 41% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 day in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Birmingham trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Aberdeen and Birmingham by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Birmingham to Aberdeen and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£64.60 02/01/2020 12:47 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£66.60 30/12/2019 12:47 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£67.10 30/12/2019 19:16 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£67.40 30/12/2019 16:00 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£70.40 02/01/2020 16:00 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£71.90 02/01/2020 21:43 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£72.00 02/01/2020 19:16 ScotRail 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£72.70 30/12/2019 08:20 Cross Country 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£75.05 02/01/2020 08:20 Cross Country 1 month ago
Aberdeen
Birmingham
New Street
£75.05 30/12/2019 08:20 Cross Country 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Aberdeen Birmingham train

Discount Aberdeen - Birmingham train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Aberdeen Birmingham train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Aberdeen to Birmingham cost on average £102.70 (1). When dividing £88 by £102.70 (£88/£102.70 = 0.86), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Birmingham to Aberdeen, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most train fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Aberdeen to Birmingham train £102.70 £68.47 £34.23 0.86

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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