Cheap Train Tickets to Aberdeen

Sun, Sep 22
Easy as 1, 2, 3
Choose the cheapest and fastest routes from over 800 official partners
Get there your way
Enjoy travelling by train, bus and flight across Europe
Every time, anywhere
Because your trip doesn't end with a ticket, we’re here for you all the way

These companies trust us.
We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Trains to Aberdeen

A historic city on Scotland's north-east coast, Aberdeen came into international prominence in the 1970s as the hub of the UK's North Sea oil industry. There are daily direct trains to Aberdeen making the seven hour trip from London, as well as an overnight sleeper service and regular indirect trains requiring a change at Edinburgh. As the main city of the north-east, Aberdeen also enjoys direct rail connections with most of Scotland's major towns, making it an easy destination to reach by rail.

Which is the main train station in Aberdeen?

Aberdeen Station is situated in the centre of the city, near Union Square. City buses stop nearby on the square and on College Street. The ferry terminal is about five minutes walk east of the station. The station has a pub, cafe, luggage storage facilities, newsagent, bicycle rental office and a first class lounge with showers and free WiFi.

Which train companies offer trains to Aberdeen?

Direct trains to Aberdeen from London King's Cross are operated by London North Eastern Railway (LNER), taking around seven hours. The Caledonian Sleeper overnight service operates six nights a week, taking just under 11 hours to reach Aberdeen. Scotland's national rail operator Scotrail provides all the other direct train services to Aberdeen, with daily connections from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee and Inverness. With many visitors to Aberdeen arriving at the city's airport, Scotrail also operates a handy rail service from Dyce, the closest station to the airport.

Why travel by train to Aberdeen?

The relaxed overnight sleeper service from London to Aberdeen is a comfortable alternative to a flight, arriving in Aberdeen in time for a morning business meeting or a full day's sightseeing. Daytime connections provide a scenic journey on the East Coast Main Line. Travellers within Scotland can take advantage of fast and direct connections from most major towns and cities.

Before you travel to Aberdeen by train - good to know!

Central Aberdeen can be best negotiated on foot, but regional buses allow visitors to explore nearby coastal towns and beaches. Ellon is an interesting excursion, as the small town hosts an eco-brewery, the original base of craft beer pioneers Brew Dog. The north-east beaches can be spectacular, with highlights including Balmedie, with its golden dunes, and Newburgh with a thriving seal colony.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Aberdeen
TrainAberdeen

Amenities

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone

We use cookies to provide a better service, analyse user behaviour and to retarget Omio ads on other websites. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out at any time.