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Aberdeen to London Kings Cross

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  1. Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    07:07
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:31
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    10:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:39
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  2. Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:31
    Aberdeen
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:48
    Dundee
    Platform 1 estimated
    09:45
    Dundee
    Platform 1N estimated
    11:08
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    11:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    15:50
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak
  3. Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    09:04
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    11:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    12:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:46
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 5 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  4. Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    09:37
    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:51
    Dundee
    Platform 1 estimated
    11:28
    Dundee
    Platform 1N estimated
    12:55
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    13:09
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:38
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:02
    York
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:31
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Super Off Peak
  5. Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    10:56
    Aberdeen
    Platform 6S estimated
    13:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    14:00
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:46
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross

  • Train Fares from: £37.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Travelling from Aberdeen to London by train

There are 3 direct trains every day from Aberdeen to London King's Cross operated by London North Eastern Railway (LNER).

All London North Eastern Railway (LNER) trains come with a First Class option featuring free WiFi, and a small cost for the service in Standard.

There's an additional option to change at Edinburgh Waverley. These services are run by ScotRail until Edinburgh Waverley, and by London North Eastern Railway (LNER) from Edinburgh Waverley to London King's Cross.

ScotRail provides free WiFi on this route, First Class seating, and there are no restrictions on bikes. However, space is limited during peak hours. There's also an at-seat buffet cart service providing hot and cold drinks and light snacks.

For more information, visit our ScotRail page.

Route information from Aberdeen to London

Starting your journey at Aberdeen, you can look forward to some breathtaking views of Scotland´s East coast and Dundee before heading to Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city.

You'll then cross the Forth Rail Bridge outside Edinburgh, a sight to behold. After travelling through the Lowlands of Scotland, the train takes you along the east coast, passing through Berwick-upon-Tweed, Newcastle, Cumbria and Yorkshire.

Things to do in London

It’s hard to decide where to go first in London with so many different things to do. When travelling in the summer, why not grab an ice cream and enjoy the sun in one of the deck chairs scattered around Regents Park or Hyde Park?

On a rainy day, there are plenty of museums just waiting to be discovered. You can walk to South Kensington or go by tube or bus, either way, London’s biggest museums aren’t far away. The Natural History Museum is full of exotic animals and interesting facts about nature, while the Science Museum next door features an array of cool gadgets and interactive displays that are fun for the whole family. Renowned for its excellent shopping opportunities, Oxford Street is the busiest high street in the UK, well-worth a visit for some retail therapy. Don't forget to check out Harrods in Knightsbridge. Britain's most famous luxury department store, it attracts millions of visitors each year.

  • How long does it take to travel from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross by train?

    The average journey time between Aberdeen and London Kings Cross is . On an average weekday, there are 6 trains travelling from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross cost?

    Train tickets from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross can start from as little as £37.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Aberdeen and London Kings Cross?

    The distance between Aberdeen and London Kings Cross is 396 miles.

    Distance: 396 miles
  • What time is the first train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross?

    The first train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross departs at .

    What time is the last train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross?

    The last train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Aberdeen to London Kings Cross timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross for Friday 29th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
07:0714:397h 32m, 1 change
07:3115:508h 19m, 2 changes
09:0416:467h 42m, 1 change
09:3718:318h 54m, 3 changes
10:5618:467h 50m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.