How to travel from Aberdeen to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Aberdeen to Birmingham

distanceDistance321 miles (518 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$20 - $124
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 10 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€107) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Azul or Virgin Trains

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 321 miles (518 km) between Aberdeen and Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Azul or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Aberdeen to Birmingham.

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Aberdeen to Birmingham is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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ScotRail, FlixBus and CrossCountry will get you from Aberdeen to Birmingham at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Aberdeen to Birmingham

      FAQs: Travel to Birmingham 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 Aberdeen to Birmingham.

      There are 3 ways to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Aberdeen and Birmingham is a bus with an average price of $20 (€17).

      This is compared to other travel options from Aberdeen to Birmingham:

      A bus is $104 (€90) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Aberdeen to Birmingham costing on average $124 (€107).

      A bus is $78 (€68) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Aberdeen to Birmingham costing on average $98 (€85).

      The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Aberdeen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

      Other travel options to Birmingham take longer:

      Bus takes on average 10 h 35 min.

      Train takes 6 h 59 min on average.

      The distance from Aberdeen to Birmingham is approximately 321 miles (518 km).

      The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Birmingham is:

      • 2 buses a day.
      • 7 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses from Aberdeen to Birmingham most often leave from Aberdeen, International Airport and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
      • Flights mostly depart from Aberdeen Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
      • Trains mostly depart from Aberdeen and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

      • You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Birmingham with FlixBus or Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€17) with FlixBus from Aberdeen to Birmingham.
      • You can travel by plane between Aberdeen and Birmingham with Azul or Flybe, and you can find Azul Aberdeen to Birmingham tickets for $124 (€107) on Omio.
      • You can travel by train to Birmingham from Aberdeen with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, ScotRail or Caledonian Sleeper, and you can find Virgin Trains Aberdeen to Birmingham tickets for $98 (€85) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Aberdeen to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

      • Direct trains with CrossCountry with 1 direct train per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Aberdeen and Birmingham.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Aberdeen to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Paris, Edinburgh or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aberdeen and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!
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