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Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay

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  1. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5
    19:38
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5
    22:23
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:23
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:10
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:45
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:56
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    6 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5
    19:38
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5
    22:23
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:23
    Glasgow Queen Street
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:36
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4B estimated
    11:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:55
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    20:05
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    22:33
    Haymarket
    Platform 1
    23:04
    Haymarket
    Platform 4
    23:47
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:47
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:18
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    08:10
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:45
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:56
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    7 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    20:05
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    22:33
    Haymarket
    Platform 1
    23:04
    Haymarket
    Platform 4
    23:47
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:47
    Glasgow Queen Street
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    05:49
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:36
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4B estimated
    11:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:55
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    6 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:30
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    00:01
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    06:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    10:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:38
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4A estimated
    12:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:55
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    13:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  6. Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    21:43
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:37
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    05:58
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    08:56
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:05
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 7 estimated
    09:09
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:12
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:16
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  7. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
    22:28
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
    00:13
    Perth
    Platform 1 estimated
    05:17
    Perth
    Platform 3 estimated
    06:39
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:39
    Glasgow Queen Street
    08:00
    Glasgow Central
    08:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:36
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    13:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    13:55
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    6 changes
    Peak
  8. Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:48
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    08:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    08:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:08
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:39
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:46
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:49
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  9. Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:38
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:11
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 2 estimated
    09:11
    Glasgow Queen Street
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    10:00
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:57
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:10
    Crewe
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:42
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4B estimated
    15:51
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:55
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    07:07
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    09:31
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    10:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:27
    Newcastle
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:35
    Newcastle
    Platform 12 estimated
    14:27
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 10A estimated
    14:42
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 2B estimated
    15:55
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:05
    Bristol Parkway
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:35
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:46
    Cardiff Central
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:50
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:00
    Cardiff Queen Street
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:04
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    Cardiff Bay
    Platform 1 estimated
    6 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay

  • Train Fares from: £255.40
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 3 to 5
  • How long does it take to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay by train?

    The average journey time between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay is . On an average weekday, there are 4 trains travelling from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay cost?

    Train tickets from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay can start from as little as £255.40 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay?

    The distance between Aberdeen and Cardiff Bay is 395 miles.

    Distance: 395 miles
  • What time is the first train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    The first train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay departs at .

    What time is the last train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay?

    The last train from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay for Sunday 16th Feb 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
19:3811:1615h 38m, 6 changes
19:3812:0416h 26m, 5 changes
20:0511:1615h 11m, 7 changes
20:0512:0415h 59m, 6 changes
21:3013:0415h 34m, 4 changes
21:4309:1611h 33m, 3 changes
22:2814:0415h 36m, 6 changes
05:4815:049h 16m, 4 changes
06:3816:049h 26m, 5 changes
07:0717:049h 57m, 6 changes

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Cardiff Bay

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Book in advance.

Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket.

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.