There are 9 ways to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham  •  3 h 41 min

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

$52 - $194

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

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

$35 - $45

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Fly Aberdeen to Manchester, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$93 - $227

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX

$78 - $321

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX

$96 - $263

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Wolverhampton

$191 - $400

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Birmingham New Street

$170 - $260

Night train, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Aberdeen to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Smethwick Galton Bridge

$73 - $101

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Birmingham 425.4 miles

$90 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 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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The distance between Aberdeen and Birmingham is 324 miles. The road distance is 425.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Aberdeen to Birmingham train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Aberdeen to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 324.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

Flybe, Aer Lingus and KLM fly from Aberdeen to Birmingham 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Haymarket and Wolverhampton in around 7 h 21 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
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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 - $160
Anytime Single
$170 - $260
Off-Peak Single
$200 - $290
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Aberdeen to Crewe
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$45 - $70
West Midlands
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Aberdeen to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Wolverhampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Birmingham is 425 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Aberdeen to Birmingham.

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Aer Lingus, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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