Birmingham to Aberdeen train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Cheapest

£108

Average

£189

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
08:03Birmingham8h03 16:06Aberdeen
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£1081One-way
Avanti West Coast
15:15Birmingham6h56 22:11Aberdeen
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£2031One-way
Cross Country
12:03Birmingham7h43 19:46Aberdeen
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£2041One-way
Cross Country
09:03Birmingham7h49 16:52Aberdeen
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£2061One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:15Birmingham6h51 16:06Aberdeen
0 changes
£2061One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Aberdeen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 4 July
Cross Country
08:03Birmingham8h03 16:06Aberdeen
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Cross Country
09:03Birmingham7h49 16:52Aberdeen
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Cross Country
09:12Birmingham10h32 19:44Aberdeen
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Avanti West Coast
09:15Birmingham6h51 16:06Aberdeen
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Cross Country
12:03Birmingham7h43 19:46Aberdeen
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Avanti West Coast
15:15Birmingham6h56 22:11Aberdeen
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 04 Jul

Fastest Journey

6 h 51 m

Average

7 h 59 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

519 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Aberdeen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:15Birmingham6h51 16:06Aberdeen
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£2061One-way
Avanti West Coast
15:15Birmingham6h56 22:11Aberdeen
0 changes
£2031One-way
Cross Country
12:03Birmingham7h43 19:46Aberdeen
0 changes
£2041One-way
Cross Country
09:03Birmingham7h49 16:52Aberdeen
0 changes
£2061One-way
Cross Country
08:03Birmingham8h03 16:06Aberdeen
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£1081One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Aberdeen

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price£115 (€128)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Birmingham to Aberdeen cover the 321 miles (518 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £115, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Aberdeen.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Aberdeen

You can travel by train between Birmingham and Aberdeen with CrossCountry for as low as £74. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Aberdeen from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip between Birmingham and Aberdeen with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Aberdeen from Birmingham as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Birmingham to Aberdeen train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Birmingham and Aberdeen on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 321 miles (518 km) trip from Birmingham to Aberdeen with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

Train information from Birmingham to Aberdeen with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 42 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Aberdeen

Travel by train to Aberdeen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Aberdeen.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Aberdeen for some dates and times for as low as £74  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Aberdeen train prices are on average £115  one way.
You should expect to travel around 321 miles (518 km)  between Birmingham and Aberdeen by train.
While the time it takes to travel 321 miles (518 km) from Birmingham to Aberdeen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Aberdeen is on average 6 h 51 min.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Aberdeen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Aberdeen, located 0.2 miles (311 m) away from the city centre.

For the best Birmingham to Aberdeen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Birmingham to Aberdeen to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Birmingham to Aberdeen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Birmingham at 07: 03. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 15: 15. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham to Aberdeen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Birmingham and Aberdeen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £115 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Aberdeen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Aberdeen
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip to Aberdeen from Birmingham.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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