Leicester to Aberdeen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:49
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 8m

Travelling from Leicester to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Aberdeen take around 7 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 506 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Aberdeen.

Are there direct trains from Leicester to Aberdeen?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Leicester to Aberdeen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leicester to Aberdeen?

The Leicester to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leicester to Aberdeen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 23:53.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Aberdeen by train.

Which train companies operate between Leicester and Aberdeen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Aberdeen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Virgin Trains

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 rail 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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