Want to find out more about taking the train from Aberdeen to Inverness? Look no further.
The average journey time from Aberdeen to Inverness by train is 2h 12m, with around 20 trains travelling 83 miles (133 km) between these two destinations daily. Good news! There are direct trains available on this route, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. This route is operated by ScotRail, which offers plenty of amenities on board, including free WiFi, power sockets and an at-seat catering service. You can reach your destination in just 2h 5m on the fastest services.
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The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Inverness is 2 hours and 18 minutes, with around 22 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Inverness is 2 hours and 11 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Inverness can start from as little as £9.80 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Aberdeen to Inverness each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Aberdeen to Inverness leaves at 05:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Aberdeen to Inverness leaves at 22:00. 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.
Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Inverness cover a distance of around 83 miles (133 km) during the journey.
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