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Train Information from London to Aberdeen

distanceDistance396 miles (639 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$243 (€195)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast

Trains from London to Aberdeen cover the 396 miles (639 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 6 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $243 (€195), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $139 (€112). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Aberdeen.

Trains from London to Aberdeen: Journey Details

Direct trains from London to Aberdeen leave every day, but most services operate with a brief stop in Edinburgh. There is a daily direct service that leaves London Kings Cross in the morning, two in the afternoon and a late service as well. All direct services are provided by Virgin Trains East Coast. The journey takes around 7 hours 30 minutes and some indirect services take the same amount of time.

Taking the Train from London

Direct services with Virgin Trains leave from London Kings Cross, which can be found to the north of central London, not far from Euston. Kings Cross is well connected to northern and southern parts of the capital via the subway, and local buses link it to the West End as well. Regular night bus services mean that getting to Kings Cross should be simple at any time of night. However, for airport transfers, cabs may well be the quickest and easiest option.

Getting into Aberdeen by Train

Christened the "Granite City", Aberdeen is steeped in history. It is surrounded by the wild coast of north-east Scotland, with superb golf courses and locations for fishing, hiking and climbing. Trains from London to Aberdeen get into the city's main train station at Union Square. The station is directly next to the main bus station as well, making connection to outlying suburbs or the centre easy. The station is also just a mile from the Ferry Terminal, for anyone traveling on to Scandinavia or the oil fields. There are also 6 night bus services in Aberdeen, which will be useful for late night arrivals from London.

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Trains from London to Aberdeen
Travel by train to Aberdeen 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 London to Aberdeen.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between London and Aberdeen cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Aberdeen for the next 7 days starting from $139 (€112)  one way.
How much is the train between London and Aberdeen on average?
The train price to Aberdeen from London is on average $243 (€195)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from London to Aberdeen by train?
The distance between London and Aberdeen by train is approximately 396 miles (639 km).
How many hours is the train time between London and Aberdeen?
On average the London to Aberdeen train travel time is 7 h 6 min  for the 396 miles (639 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from London to Aberdeen, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Aberdeen do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Aberdeen.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Aberdeen located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Aberdeen and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Aberdeen.

What train companies offer a service to Aberdeen from London?
Take the London to Aberdeen train with London North Eastern Railway, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between London and Aberdeen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from London to Aberdeen?
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day between London and Aberdeen. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with London North Eastern Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains per day are there from London to Aberdeen?
The average number of trains departing London for Aberdeen is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Aberdeen?
The earliest train for this journey departs from London at 7: 43 AM. The last train leaves from London at 10: 30 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Aberdeen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase London to Aberdeen train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy the London to Aberdeen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $243 (€195). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from London to Aberdeen. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Aberdeen
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176