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There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham to Southerness by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle

Train via Preston

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Lockerbie

Train via Leeds

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries

Drive

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Southerness

Fly to Edinburgh, train, bus, line 372 bus

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
  3. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  4. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village

Fly to Glasgow, train, bus, line 372 bus

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lockerbie
  4. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
  5. Take the line 372 bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village
Birmingham → Southerness
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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Southerness is to bus which costs £18 - £28 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Southerness is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Southerness. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Southerness, Holiday Village via Carlisle, Bus Station, Annan, Stance 2 and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Southerness is 180 miles. The road distance is 243.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Southerness without a car is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs £80 - £270.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Birmingham to Southerness, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Southerness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Southerness is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs £80 - £270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £28 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Birmingham to Southerness bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Southerness.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Southerness via Carlisle, Dumfries, and Dumfries, DG One A in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£17 - £130
Flights from Birmingham to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Birmingham New Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Preston to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Glasgow Central to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £100
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Haymarket to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Train from Glasgow Central to Lockerbie
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Lockerbie, Bridge Street to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Southerness, Holiday Village
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Southerness is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Birmingham to Southerness.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Southerness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs £3 - £90.

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