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London to Aberdeen by train

The journey from London to Aberdeen by train is 397.77 mi and takes 7 hrs 51 mins. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:48 and the last at 23:45. It is possible to travel from London to Aberdeen by train for as little as £43.47 or as much as £238.28. The best price for this journey is £43.47.

Lowest Price£43.47
Journey Duration7 hrs 51 mins
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price£43.47
Highest Price£238.28
First Departure05:48
Last Departure23:45
Distance397.77 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalAberdeen
CarriersTransPennine Express, London North Eastern RailwayMore

London to Aberdeen Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Traveling from London to Aberdeen with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from London to Aberdeen? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Aberdeen?

The prices for train tickets from London to Aberdeen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from London to Aberdeen will cost £43.47. The average train ticket price is approximately £116.38. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from London to Aberdeen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £116.38. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from London to Aberdeen take by train?

The average journey time is 7 hrs 51 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 397.77 mi from London to Aberdeen. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from London to Aberdeen to take longer than 7 hrs 51 mins. The journey from London to Aberdeen covers a distance of 397.77 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 7 hrs 51 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 6 hrs 50 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Aberdeen faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from London to Aberdeen leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Aberdeen, which usually leaves at 05:48. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from London to Aberdeen leaving at 05:48. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 23:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the London to Aberdeen route?

In London, departure stations include London waterloo east,London paddington,London Southend Airport,London, Marble Arch,London St. Pancras International,London Stansted Airport,London, Stratford,London, Victoria Coach Station,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,Luton Airport (LTN),Southend airport,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,Gatwick Airport,London City Airport, LCY,London Heathrow Airport T3,LONDON,London Euston,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London bridge. When you arrive in Aberdeen, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Aberdeen Coach Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Aberdeen?

If you want to get from London to Aberdeen, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 14 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 3 direct journeys between London and Aberdeen. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 11 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Aberdeen. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Aberdeen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Aberdeen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Aberdeen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Aberdeen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £64.07 to £192.20 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 67% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Aberdeen

The cheapest London - Aberdeen train tickets can be found for as low as £58.77 if you’re lucky, or £87.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £128.15.

Find the best day to travel to Aberdeen by train

When travelling to Aberdeen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Caledonian Sleeper is a train service that operates overnight between London and Scotland. It offers a range of accommodation options, including private cabins with en-suite facilities, as well as shared berths for budget-conscious travelers. The train also features a lounge car and dining car, serving locally sourced food and drinks.

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates intercity services on the "East Coast Main Line" between London, Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. It was formed in 2018 as a result of the UK government's decision to terminate the franchise of Virgin Trains East Coast. LNER is owned by the Department for Transport and managed by the operator of the East Coast Partnership, a joint venture between infrastructure company Network Rail and train operator FirstGroup. LNER operates a fleet of electric and diesel trains, including the Azuma, which is the fastest train in the UK.

ScotRail is a train operating company that provides passenger rail services throughout Scotland. It is a subsidiary of Abellio, a Dutch state-owned transportation company. ScotRail provides a connection between Glasgow and Edinburgh, allowing travelers to easily explore the scenic Scottish East Coast and Highlands. Additionally, a range of destinations including Aberdeen, Inverness, and Stirling can be discovered through ScotRail's services.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

Services on board London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central and Caledonian Sleeper from London to Aberdeen
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London to Aberdeen CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
44.81kg
Bus
48.01kg
Flight
128.03kg
Car
102.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Aberdeen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Aberdeen are 44.81kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Aberdeen? By taking the train between London and Aberdeen you will save 83.22kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.2kg compared to a bus and 57.61kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Aberdeen?
A train ticket from London to Aberdeen is £116.38. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £43.47.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Aberdeen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Aberdeen is £43.47. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Aberdeen by train?
London to Aberdeen is 397.77 mi.
How long does the train between London and Aberdeen take?
London to Aberdeen is on average 7 hrs 51 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hrs 50 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Aberdeen?
The train journey from London to Aberdeen is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TransPennine Express, London North Eastern Railway, Grand Central, Caledonian Sleeper, ScotRail, Lumo, CrossCountry and Avanti West Coast.
How many train connections per day go from London to Aberdeen?
London to Aberdeen has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Aberdeen leave?
The earliest train from London to Aberdeen departs at 05:48. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Aberdeen depart?
The latest train from London to Aberdeen departs at 23:45. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Aberdeen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £43.47 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Aberdeen?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from London to go to Aberdeen.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Aberdeen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Aberdeen is 6 hrs 50 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Aberdeen?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Aberdeen.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Aberdeen by train?
The train journey from London to Aberdeen creates 44.81kg of CO2 emissions.

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