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Aberdeen to Sellafield by train

It takes an average of 9h 40m to travel from Aberdeen to Sellafield by train, over a distance of around 196 miles (316 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Sellafield and tickets for this journey start from £13.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 12m
PriceFrom £13.50
Distance196 miles (316 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationSellafield
Changes2 changes
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway

Aberdeen to Sellafield train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Sellafield for Tuesday 11th May 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
05:47 aberdeen12:38 sellafieldPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 51m, 2 changes
07:08 aberdeen13:39 sellafieldPlat. 6S estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 31m, 2 changes
08:20 On timeaberdeen14:40 sellafieldcrosscountry PeakGet tickets6h 20m, 2 changes
09:04 aberdeen16:40 sellafieldPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets7h 36m, 2 changes
09:44 aberdeen16:40 sellafieldPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 56m, 3 changes
11:01 aberdeen18:39 sellafieldPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets7h 38m, 2 changes
11:45 aberdeen18:39 sellafieldPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 54m, 3 changes
13:13 aberdeen19:24 sellafieldPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 11m, 2 changes
13:56 aberdeen20:40 sellafieldPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets6h 44m, 2 changes
16:00 aberdeen06:42 sellafieldPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets14h 42m, 3 changes

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Sellafield is 9 hours and 40 minutes, with around 7 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberdeen and Sellafield by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Sellafield is 6 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Sellafield cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Sellafield can start from as little as £13.50 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 Sellafield?

No, there are no direct train services from Aberdeen to Sellafield. Travelling from Aberdeen to Sellafield by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Aberdeen to Sellafield leave?

The first train from Aberdeen to Sellafield leaves at 05:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Aberdeen to Sellafield leaves at 22:26. 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 Sellafield by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Sellafield cover a distance of around 196 miles (316 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Sellafield

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Sellafield start at £13.50 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.

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