Ayr to Aberdeen by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 47m
  • Distance
    244 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Ayr to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Ayr to Aberdeen take around 3 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 244 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ayr and Aberdeen.

1. Are there direct trains from Ayr to Aberdeen?

Journeys between Ayr and Aberdeen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Ayr to Aberdeen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

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

The Ayr to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Ayr around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ayr around 06:02, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Ayr 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 Ayr to Aberdeen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ayr and Aberdeen?

ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Ayr to Aberdeen.

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

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