Thinking about taking the train from Aberdeen to London? Look no further.
The train from Aberdeen to London usually takes around 7h 42m but can take just 6h 58m on the fastest services, with around 6 trains running on this popular route every day. There’s no need for any changes along the way either, as there are direct trains available to your destination.
You'll be taking a London North Eastern Railway (LNER) service on this route. LNER run trains up the East Coast, and their fleet includes several state-of-the-art Azuma trains. Sit back and enjoy free WiFi, onboard catering and power sockets at tables.
If you want to save money, travel Off-Peak – tickets are usually cheaper during quieter times on weekdays and weekends. You can also get a Railcard and save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year. Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.
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The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and London is 8 hours and 59 minutes, with around 8 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 London is 6 hours and 56 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to London can start from as little as £42.60 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 London without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Aberdeen to London each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Aberdeen to London leaves at 06:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Aberdeen to London leaves at 21:43. 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 London cover a distance of around 397 miles (640 km) during the journey.
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.
National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.
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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.