Want to find out more about taking the train from Inverness to Aberdeen? Look no further.
The train from Inverness to Aberdeen usually takes around 2h 11m to travel 83 miles (133 km). You can expect to find 21 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Hop on a ScotRail train and you’ll get to Aberdeen in just 2h 3m on the fastest services. On board you’ll also find free WiFi, power sockets, and an at-seat catering service to enjoy.
To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard – you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.
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The average journey time by train between Inverness and Aberdeen is 2 hours and 11 minutes, with around 21 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 Inverness to Aberdeen is 2 hours and 3 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Inverness to Aberdeen can start from as little as £5 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 Inverness to Aberdeen without having to change trains. There are 21 direct trains from Inverness to Aberdeen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Inverness to Aberdeen leaves at 03:56. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Inverness to Aberdeen leaves at 21:33. 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 Inverness to Aberdeen cover a distance of around 83 miles (133 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 Inverness to Aberdeen 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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