Trains from Birmingham to Dundee

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Birmingham to Dundee train information

Birmingham Dundee train map

Train duration 6h06m
Arrival Dundee, Scotland
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 281 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £43.00
Average train price £125.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Birmingham in England to Dundee in Scotland are operated by Cross Country, Virgin Trains.

How far is it by train?

On average, the journey takes normally 6h06m by train to cover the 281 miles to go to Dundee from Birmingham. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.

How much does it costs?

We found trains from £43.00 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Dundee train tickets

from £43.00 MORE 6h06m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £21.20 MORE 9h52m
from £9.80 MORE 9h11m
Flight
from £209.12 MORE 16h36m

Birmingham - Dundee prices calendar

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

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Megabus£19

National Express£30

Loco2£74

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Megabus£19

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Megabus£11

National Express£31

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

Train times Birmingham to Dundee

When are the next trains to Dundee?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Birmingham New Street
15:03
Dundee
21:43
6h40m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
15:15
Dundee
20:42
5h27m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
17:15
Dundee
00:35
7h20m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
17:15
Dundee
22:52
5h37m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
18:15
Dundee
00:41
6h26m Virgin Trains
Birmingham New Street
18:15
Dundee
00:35
6h20m Virgin Trains

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 15 trains from Birmingham to Dundee are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Dundee train departs at 07:15 while the last train departs at 18:15. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Birmingham - Dundee: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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60

30

15

£56

7

£60

3

£50

1

£91

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Birmingham to Dundee in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £50 when booking your ticket 1 day in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Birmingham to Dundee trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£73.40 16/01/2019 15:03 Cross Country 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£73.40 01/02/2019 15:03 Cross Country 4 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£73.40 01/02/2019 13:03 Cross Country 4 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£79.00 01/02/2019 14:15 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£79.00 01/02/2019 10:15 Virgin Trains 4 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£104.00 16/01/2019 14:15 Virgin Trains 2 days ago
Birmingham
New Street
Dundee
£146.50 16/01/2019 17:15 Virgin Trains 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Birmingham Dundee train

Discount Birmingham - Dundee train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Birmingham Dundee 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 citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Birmingham Dundee ticket is £124.70 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £124.70: £88/£124.70 = 0.71. It will take you about 1 trips from Dundee to Birmingham (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Birmingham to Dundee train £124.70 £83.13 £41.57 0.71

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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