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Aberdeen to Plymouth by train

It takes an average of 11h 45m to travel from Aberdeen to Plymouth by train, over a distance of around 475 miles (764 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Aberdeen to Plymouth and tickets for this journey start from £92.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 25m
PriceFrom £92.50
Distance475 miles (764 km)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationPlymouth
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsCrossCountry

Aberdeen to Plymouth train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Plymouth for dimanche 16e mai 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
09:47 aberdeen21:10 plymouthPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets11h 23m, 2 changes
09:47 aberdeen21:48 plymouthPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets12h 1m, 1 change
11:47 aberdeen23:36 plymouthPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets11h 49m, 2 changes
11:47 aberdeen23:44 plymouthPlat. 6 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets11h 57m, 1 change
13:47 aberdeen05:36 plymouthPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets15h 49m, 3 changes
21:30 aberdeen14:48 plymouthPlat. 4 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets17h 18m, 1 change
05:47 aberdeen17:45 plymouthPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets11h 58m, 1 change

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Plymouth is 11 hours and 45 minutes, with around 1 train 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 Plymouth by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Plymouth is 11 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Plymouth cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Plymouth can start from as little as £92.50 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 Plymouth?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to Plymouth without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Aberdeen to Plymouth 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 Plymouth leave?

The first train from Aberdeen to Plymouth leaves at 08:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Aberdeen to Plymouth leaves at 11:10. 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 Plymouth by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Plymouth cover a distance of around 475 miles (764 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Plymouth

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Plymouth start at £92.50 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.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 Plymouth is right for you.

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