Most of the trains on this route travel directly from Edinburgh to Aberdeen and are run by ScotRail Trains. However, CrossCountry and < a href="/train-companies/virgin-trains-east-coast">Virgin Trains East Coast also cover some of the trips. Trains leave around once an hour, with a typical travel time of just over three hours.
Travellers with ScotRail can enjoy comfortable air-conditioned sleeper cabins for longer journeys. They can choose seated accommodation or opt for single or twin berth cabins. Each cabin has a washbasin and shaver point as well as bedside lighting. Room service is also available.
*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen by train?
The average journey time between Edinburgh Waverley and Aberdeen is 2 hours 18 minutes. The fastest journey time is 2 hours 17 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.
Are there direct trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen.
What time are the first and last train from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen?
The first train from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen departs at .
The last train from Edinburgh Waverley to Aberdeen 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.