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Aberdeen to Halifax by train

It takes an average of 8h 39m to travel from Aberdeen to Halifax by train, over a distance of around 237 miles (381 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Halifax and tickets for this journey start from £21.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 24m
PriceFrom £21.40
Distance237 miles (381 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train05:48
Last train23:23
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationHalifax
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway

Aberdeen to Halifax train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Halifax for Tuesday 3rd August 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.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:20 16:16 6h 56m, 1 change
10:04 17:05 7h 1m, 3 changes
10:52 17:28 6h 36m, 1 change
12:01 19:05 7h 4m, 3 changes
12:01 19:28 7h 27m, 2 changes
12:45 20:28 7h 43m, 3 changes
14:13 21:03 6h 50m, 2 changes
14:56 21:52 6h 56m, 2 changes
15:52 22:28 6h 36m, 1 change
17:00 23:50 6h 50m, 2 changes

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Halifax is 8 hours and 39 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 Halifax by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Halifax is 6 hours and 24 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Halifax cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Halifax can start from as little as £21.40 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 Halifax?

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

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

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

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

The last train from Aberdeen to Halifax 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 Halifax by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Halifax cover a distance of around 237 miles (381 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Halifax

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Halifax start at £21.40 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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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Aberdeen to Halifax is right for you.

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