Birmingham International to Aberdeen by train

  • First train
    07:53
  • Last train
    18:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 49m
  • Distance
    523 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham International to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Birmingham International to Aberdeen take around 6 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 523 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham International and Aberdeen.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham International to Aberdeen?

Journeys between Birmingham International and Aberdeen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Birmingham International to Aberdeen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham International to Aberdeen?

The Birmingham International to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham International to Aberdeen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham International around 07:53 and the last train is around 17:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham International around 07:46, and the last at 20:53.

When to book Birmingham International to Aberdeen train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham International to Aberdeen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham International and Aberdeen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham International to Aberdeen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.