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Journey details

Best price 18.30 £
Journey duration 2 h 57 min
Connections per day 20
First departure 07:07
Last departure 22:26
Distance 149 km

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?

On average, a train ticket from Aberdeen to Edinburgh will cost you 38.09 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 0.04 £. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

How long will it take me to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train?

In order to get from Aberdeen to Edinburgh faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Aberdeen and Edinburgh will complete the journey in 2 h 17 min. On average, it will take you about 3 h 39 min to travel the 149 between Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

What time are the departures from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, which usually leaves at 07:07. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 22:26. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Aberdeen by using stations such as Aberdeen [ ABD ] and Aberdeen. These connect you to stations including Edinburgh [ EDB ] and Edinburgh in Edinburgh. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Aberdeen or in Edinburgh, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?

The exact number of journeys from Aberdeen to Edinburgh can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 17 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail, ScotRail, CrossCountry and London North Eastern Railway. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 26 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Aberdeen to Edinburgh. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Aberdeen to Edinburgh varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8.5 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 8.5 journeys with one change or more.