Derby to Aberdeen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 58m
  • Distance
    472 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 29m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Derby to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Derby to Aberdeen take around 6 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 472 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Derby and Aberdeen.

1. Are there direct trains from Derby to Aberdeen?

Direct trains from Derby to Aberdeen have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Derby to Aberdeen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 2 departures.

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

The Derby to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only direct train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Derby around 13:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Derby around 12:43, and the last at 13:45.

When to book Derby 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 Derby to Aberdeen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Derby and Aberdeen?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Derby 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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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.

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