There's an additional option to change at Edinburgh Waverley. These services are run by ScotRail until Edinburgh Waverley, and by Virgin Trains East Coast 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.
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 7 hours 42 minutes. The fastest journey time is 7 hours 41 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross?
No, it is not 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.
No direct trains possible
What time are the first and last train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross?
The first train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross departs at .
The last train from Aberdeen to London Kings Cross departs at .
No sleeper services are available.
There may also be less services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.