Durham to Aberdeen by train

  • First train
    07:26
  • Last train
    16:21
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 25m
  • Distance
    265 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 53m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Durham to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Durham to Aberdeen take around 4 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 265 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Durham and Aberdeen.

1. Are there direct trains from Durham to Aberdeen?

Direct trains from Durham to Aberdeen have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Durham to Aberdeen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 3 departures.

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

The Durham to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Durham around 08:22 and the last train is around 16:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Durham around 07:26, and the last at 16:21.

When to book Durham 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 Durham to Aberdeen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Durham and Aberdeen?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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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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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