Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train
Fast trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 148 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Edinburgh.
1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?
Direct trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh have been found.
We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Aberdeen to Edinburgh every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?
The Aberdeen to Edinburgh train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Aberdeen to Edinburgh train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Edinburgh is usually scheduled to depart Aberdeen around 05:46 and the last train is around 21:31.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Aberdeen to Edinburgh train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh are $6.33.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $18. 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 Aberdeen to Edinburgh 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 Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train.
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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Edinburgh?
More than one train company operates on the route from Aberdeen to Edinburgh, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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