London to Aberdeen by train
Travelling from London to Aberdeen by train
Fast trains from London to Aberdeen take around 7 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 639 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Aberdeen.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Aberdeen?
Direct trains from London to Aberdeen have been found.
We usually find around 3 direct trains on the route from London to Aberdeen every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Aberdeen?
The London to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Aberdeen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart London around 10:00 and the last train is around 16:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 08:00, and the last at 22:15.
What's the London to Aberdeen train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Aberdeen are $44.25.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $44 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $144. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Aberdeen by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Aberdeen?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Aberdeen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- Virgin East Coast
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Aberdeen to London by train