Aberdeen to Inverness train

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Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Aberdeen to Inverness is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Scotrail
13:002h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
15:11Inverness station (INV)
£421One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Scotrail
10:032h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
12:14Inverness station (INV)
£421One-way
0 changes

Train timetableAberdeen to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Scotrail
10:032h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
12:14Inverness station (INV)
0 changes
Scotrail
13:002h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
15:11Inverness station (INV)
0 changes

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Train times from Aberdeen to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 11 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

133 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Aberdeen for Inverness every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
13:002h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
15:11Inverness station (INV)
£421One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Scotrail
10:032h11
Aberdeen station (ABD)
12:14Inverness station (INV)
£421One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Aberdeen to Inverness

distanceDistance82 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail

Trains from Aberdeen to Inverness cover the 82 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like ScotRail. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £11, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: ScotRail trains Aberdeen to Inverness

ScotRail trains will get you from Aberdeen to Inverness from £11. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Aberdeen to Inverness train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 11 min
  • Cheapest Price: £11
  • ScotRail frequency: 8 a day

Trains from Aberdeen to Inverness: Journey Details

Travellers wishing to take one of the regular trains from Aberdeen to Inverness can choose from a variety of departure times, departing Aberdeen throughout the day. Trains leave Aberdeen Railway Station approximately every hour and travel directly to Inverness in about 2 hours 15 minutes. The last train departs at about 10:00 p.m. and arrives in Inverness just after midnight. All trains arrive at Inverness Station, which is centrally located within the city.

Taking the Train from Aberdeen

Situated right next to Union Square Shopping Centre in the centre of Aberdeen, the city's train station is an important hub and one of the busiest in Scotland. Its central location means that reaching the station to catch trains from Aberdeen to Inverness is simple and convenient. The station is easily accessed from the city's bus station, which is situated on the other side of the Union Square complex. The bus station offers regular routes to local areas, including the airport. Car parking is also available on College Street and there is also a taxi stand situated at the station.

Getting into Inverness by Train

Benefitting from a central location within the city centre, Inverness Station is ideal for travellers who wish to find accommodation within the city centre or enjoy the many shops and attractions. Most of the city can be reached on foot upon leaving the station as there are shopping centres, restaurants and hotels located nearby. For those travellers wishing to transfer to public transport, the Inverness Bus Station is very close, being just a few steps away at Farraline Park. There are also plenty of taxis available to transfer visitors to their accommodation.

Taking the Train from Aberdeen

Situated right next to Union Square Shopping Centre in the centre of Aberdeen, the city's train station is an important hub and one of the busiest in Scotland. Its central location means that reaching the station to catch trains from Aberdeen to Inverness is simple and convenient. The station is easily accessed from the city's bus station, which is situated on the other side of the Union Square complex. The bus station offers regular routes to local areas, including the airport. Car parking is also available on College Street and there is also a taxi stand situated at the station.

Getting into Inverness by Train

Benefitting from a central location within the city centre, Inverness Station is ideal for travellers who wish to find accommodation within the city centre or enjoy the many shops and attractions. Most of the city can be reached on foot upon leaving the station as there are shopping centres, restaurants and hotels located nearby. For those travellers wishing to transfer to public transport, the Inverness Bus Station is very close, being just a few steps away at Farraline Park. There are also plenty of taxis available to transfer visitors to their accommodation.

FAQs: Aberdeen to Inverness train

FAQs: Travel by train from Aberdeen to Inverness easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Aberdeen to Inverness.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Inverness can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Aberdeen to Inverness is £34; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Aberdeen to Inverness is 2 h 11 min   to travel the 82 mile long journey, with around there are 8 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Aberdeen to Inverness leaves at 05: 14. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Aberdeen to Inverness leaves at 22: 00.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness without having to change trains with ScotRail. There are 8 direct trains from Aberdeen to Inverness each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Aberdeen to Inverness, you can count on ScotRail for the best way to get you to Inverness. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Inverness from Aberdeen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 00.

When departing from Aberdeen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Aberdeen and Dyce (Aberdeen Airport). When arriving in Inverness, you can end your journey in train stations like Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Aberdeen, which is located around 0 miles (5 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Inverness, located 0.3 miles (469 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Inverness from Aberdeen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 11 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Aberdeen and Inverness including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Aberdeen and Inverness

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Inverness
Aberdeen is the most popular Aberdeen railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Aberdeen for your journey to Inverness.
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Dyce (Aberdeen Airport)WifiParkingAccessibility
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Public transport options for Dyce (Aberdeen Airport)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the station car park at the end of Station Road

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