There are 8 ways to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Birmingham  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX

$51 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$39 - $51

6 alternative options

Fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$91 - $227

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Heathrow (LHR) ABZ - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$136 - $358

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Birmingham New Street

$185 - $354

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Birmingham New Street

$170 - $260

Bus, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$153 - $240

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Birmingham 425.4 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham is to fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Birmingham is 324 miles. The road distance is 425.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Birmingham, England?

VLM Airlines, Flybe and KLM fly from Aberdeen to Birmingham 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Haymarket in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$190 - $290
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Haymarket to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
ScotRail
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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