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Aberdeen to London by train

It takes an average of 7h 42m to travel from Aberdeen to London by train, over a distance of around 397 miles (639 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to London and tickets for this journey start from £37.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 58m
PriceFrom £37.50
Distance397 miles (639 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationLondon
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsLondon North Eastern Railway

Aberdeen to London train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to London for Wednesday 12th 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
05:47 aberdeen13:39 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets7h 52m, 1 change
07:08 aberdeen14:39 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 6S estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets7h 31m, 1 change
08:20 On timeaberdeen16:03 london eustoncrosscountry PeakGet tickets7h 43m, 2 changes
09:04 aberdeen17:02 On timelondon kings crossPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets7h 58m, 1 change
09:44 aberdeen18:02 london eustonPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 18m, 3 changes
09:44 aberdeen18:08 london kings crossPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 24m, 2 changes
11:01 aberdeen18:54 london kings crossPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets7h 53m, 2 changes
11:01 aberdeen19:01 london kings crossPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 0m, 1 change
11:45 aberdeen20:00 london kings crossPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 15m, 2 changes
13:13 aberdeen21:00 london kings crossPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets7h 47m, 1 change

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and London is 7 hours and 42 minutes, with around 6 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 London by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to London is 6 hours and 58 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to London cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to London can start from as little as £37.50 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 London?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to London without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Aberdeen to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Aberdeen to London leaves at 06:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Aberdeen to London leaves at 14:52. 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 London by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to London cover a distance of around 397 miles (639 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to London

Train tickets from Aberdeen to London start at £37.50 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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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 London is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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