Trains from

Edinburgh to Aberdeen

  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
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    Peak
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 18 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 3 estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
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    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
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    Aberdeen
    Platform 7N estimated
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Journey information from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

  • Train Fares from: £5.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Edinburgh to Aberdeen train times information

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 to Aberdeen by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Aberdeen is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Aberdeen?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Aberdeen is 92 miles.

    Distance: 92 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Edinburgh to Aberdeen

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for Edinburgh to Aberdeen here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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