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Aberdeen to Gainsborough by train

It takes an average of 9h 12m to travel from Aberdeen to Gainsborough by train, over a distance of around 264 miles (424 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Gainsborough and tickets for this journey start from £44 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 3m
PriceFrom £44
Distance264 miles (424 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationGainsborough
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, Hull Trains, ScotRail, East Midlands Railway, London North Eastern Railway

Aberdeen to Gainsborough train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Gainsborough for Sunday 16th 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
09:47 On timeaberdeen16:32 On timegainsborough lea roadPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Off PeakGet tickets6h 45m, 2 changes
11:10 On timeaberdeen18:29 On timegainsborough lea roadPlat. 4 estimatedcrosscountry Off PeakGet tickets7h 19m, 2 changes
13:47 On timeaberdeen21:15 On timegainsborough lea roadPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Off PeakGet tickets7h 28m, 2 changes
21:30 On timeaberdeen09:47 gainsborough lea roadPlat. 4 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets12h 17m, 3 changes
21:30 On timeaberdeen10:10 gainsborough lea roadPlat. 4 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets12h 40m, 2 changes
05:47 aberdeen13:10 gainsborough lea roadPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets7h 23m, 2 changes
07:07 aberdeen14:51 gainsborough lea roadPlat. 6S estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets7h 44m, 3 changes
08:20 aberdeen15:17 gainsborough lea roadPlat. 3 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets6h 57m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdeen to Gainsborough? 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 Gainsborough take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Gainsborough is 9 hours and 12 minutes, with around 15 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 Gainsborough by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Gainsborough is 6 hours and 3 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Gainsborough cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Gainsborough can start from as little as £44 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 Gainsborough?

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

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

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

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

The last train from Aberdeen to Gainsborough leaves at 23:23. 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 Gainsborough by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Gainsborough cover a distance of around 264 miles (424 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Gainsborough

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Gainsborough start at £44 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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