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Aberdeen to Burnley by train

It takes an average of 9h 0m to travel from Aberdeen to Burnley by train, over a distance of around 232 miles (373 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Burnley and tickets for this journey start from £24.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 59m
PriceFrom £24.50
Distance232 miles (373 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationBurnley
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway

Aberdeen to Burnley train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Burnley for Saturday 8th May 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
09:52 On timeaberdeen16:57 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets7h 5m, 2 changes
11:01 On timeaberdeen19:01 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets8h 0m, 3 changes
11:45 On timeaberdeen19:49 On timeburnley barracksPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Off PeakGet tickets8h 4m, 5 changes
11:45 On timeaberdeen20:49 On timeburnley barracksPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Off PeakGet tickets9h 4m, 4 changes
13:13 On timeaberdeen21:00 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets7h 47m, 2 changes
13:50 On timeaberdeen21:49 On timeburnley barracksPlat. 6S estimatedscotrail Off PeakGet tickets7h 59m, 5 changes
13:56 On timeaberdeen22:18 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Off PeakGet tickets8h 22m, 6 changes
14:52 On timeaberdeen22:34 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets7h 42m, 3 changes
14:52 On timeaberdeen22:57 On timeburnley manchester roadPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets8h 5m, 2 changes
16:00 On timeaberdeen09:25 burnley manchester roadPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets17h 25m, 3 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdeen to Burnley? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aberdeen to Burnley take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Burnley is 9 hours and 0 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberdeen and Burnley by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Burnley is 5 hours and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Burnley cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Burnley can start from as little as £24.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aberdeen to Burnley?

No, there are no direct train services from Aberdeen to Burnley. Travelling from Aberdeen to Burnley by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Aberdeen to Burnley leave?

The first train from Aberdeen to Burnley leaves at 05:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberdeen to Burnley leave?

The last train from Aberdeen to Burnley leaves at 22:28. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aberdeen and Burnley by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Burnley cover a distance of around 232 miles (373 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Burnley to Aberdeen.

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Burnley

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Burnley start at £24.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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