Trains from Dundee to Birmingham

Dundee to Birmingham train information

Dundee Birmingham train map

Train duration 8h22m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Dundee, Scotland
Distance 281 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £71.90
Average train price £113.00
  • The trains between Dundee (Eastern Scotland) to Birmingham (West Midlands England) are operated by Cross Country, ScotRail. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • There are 281 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Dundee to Birmingham is around 8h22m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Dundee, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £71.90 one way.

Best prices for Dundee to Birmingham train tickets

from £71.90 MORE 6h28m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £25.20 MORE 9h58m
from £29.90 MORE 9h34m
Flight
from £191.87 MORE 14h55m

Dundee - Birmingham prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Dundee 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.

Dundee - 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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£144

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£139

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Days before Departure

Purchasing your train ticket beforehand is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. However, as you may see in the chart above, the price of train tickets Dundee to Birmingham tend to remain approximately the same and cost £139.

Best prices for Dundee to Birmingham trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£71.90 30/12/2019 23:09 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£98.60 30/12/2019 13:18 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£98.60 31/12/2019 13:18 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£98.90 30/12/2019 20:30 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£98.90 31/12/2019 20:30 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£99.60 30/12/2019 15:13 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£99.60 31/12/2019 15:13 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£101.20 30/12/2019 17:24 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£101.20 30/12/2019 15:08 ScotRail 3 months ago
Dundee
Birmingham
New Street
£101.20 31/12/2019 17:24 ScotRail 3 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Dundee Birmingham train

Discount Dundee - Birmingham train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Dundee Birmingham train ticket.

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 Dundee to Birmingham cost on average £112.82 (1). When dividing £88 by £112.82 (£88/£112.82 = 0.78), you can see that after only 1 one way journeys from Birmingham to Dundee, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete year.

(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
Dundee to Birmingham train £112.82 £75.21 £37.61 0.78

(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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