Want to find out more about taking the train from Aberdeen to Perth? Look no further.
You can expect the journey from Aberdeen to Perth by train to take around 1h 34m. You’ll usually find around 19 trains running on this route per day, which spans 73 miles (117 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to your destination. Want to reach Perth quickly? ScotRail operate all trains on this route and can get you there in just 1h 26m on the fastest services. You’ll also get to enjoy free WiFi, power sockets, an at-seat catering service and more amenities on board.
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The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Perth is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with around 24 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 Perth is 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Perth can start from as little as £11.80 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 Perth without having to change trains. There are 24 direct trains from Aberdeen to Perth each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Aberdeen to Perth leaves at 04:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Aberdeen to Perth leaves at 22:28. 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 Perth cover a distance of around 73 miles (117 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 Perth 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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