How to get from Birmingham to Aberdeen

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from Birmingham to Aberdeen

You can get from Birmingham to Aberdeen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Aberdeen on 18 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35Birmingham International Airport1h15 09:50Aberdeen Airport
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19:45Birmingham International Airport1h15 21:00Aberdeen Airport
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Travel Information between Birmingham and Aberdeen

distanceDistance321 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£195 - £229
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £195 • 6 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £224 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair or Avanti West Coast

Travel 321 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Aberdeen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £195. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Loganair or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Aberdeen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Aberdeen

Travel 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.

There are 4 travel options from Birmingham to Aberdeen: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Aberdeen, which costs on average £195.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Aberdeen:

A train is £34 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Birmingham to Aberdeen costing on average £229.

A train is about £28 less than a flight, which costs on average £224 for this journey.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Aberdeen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from Birmingham to Aberdeen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 38 min   of travel time.

The Birmingham to Aberdeen distance is approximately 321 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Aberdeen is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Aberdeen from Birmingham as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Aberdeen:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
  • Flights mostly depart from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Aberdeen Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham New Street and arrive in Aberdeen at Aberdeen.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Aberdeen:

  • You can go to Aberdeen from Birmingham by plane with Loganair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £224 with Loganair from Birmingham to Aberdeen on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Birmingham to Aberdeen with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £195 with Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Aberdeen.
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Aberdeen? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Aberdeen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London or Glasgow from Aberdeen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Birmingham to Aberdeen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £229 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £224 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £195 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Aberdeen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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