Aberdeen to Manchester train

Fri, 24 May
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Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
12:077h04
Aberdeen station (ABD)
19:11Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1101One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
11:016h35
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:36Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1101One-way
2 changes
Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
13:097h03
Aberdeen station (ABD)
20:12Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1101One-way
2 changes
Transpennine Express
11:016h21
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
£1741One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:076h02
Aberdeen station (ABD)
18:09Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1741One-way
2 changes

Train timetableAberdeen to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 24 May
Transpennine Express
11:016h21
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:016h35
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:36Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
12:077h04
Aberdeen station (ABD)
19:11Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
12:076h02
Aberdeen station (ABD)
18:09Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:097h03
Aberdeen station (ABD)
20:12Manchester Victoria (MCV)
2 changes
Transpennine Express
13:595h23
Aberdeen station (ABD)
19:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 change

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Train times from Aberdeen to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

6 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

407 km

To travel from Aberdeen to Manchester you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
13:595h23
Aberdeen station (ABD)
19:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
£1741One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
12:076h02
Aberdeen station (ABD)
18:09Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1741One-way
2 changes
Transpennine Express
11:016h21
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:22Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
£1741One-way
1 change
London North Eastern Railway
11:016h35
Aberdeen station (ABD)
17:36Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1101One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
13:097h03
Aberdeen station (ABD)
20:12Manchester Victoria (MCV)
£1101One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Aberdeen to Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£95 (€106)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, East Coast, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Aberdeen to Manchester cover the 252 miles long route taking on average 5 h 58 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, East Coast, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £95, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, East Coast and Virgin Trains trains Aberdeen to Manchester

TransPennine Express, East Coast and Virgin Trains trains will get you from Aberdeen to Manchester from £48. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

Train information from Aberdeen to Manchester with Caledonian Sleeper:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: £307
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Aberdeen to Manchester: Journey Details

There are no direct trains from Aberdeen to Manchester, but journeys can be achieved with a single change. These connections involve taking a ScotRail or Virgin Trains East Coast service to Edinburgh and changing to the TransPennine Express train to Manchester. Weekday schedules begin with an early morning departure and continue at roughly 2 hour intervals until the final train in the late afternoon. Journey times range from 6 hours and 20 minutes to 6 hours and 40 minutes. The Sunday timetable offers fewer options, with a later departure time for the first train.

Taking the Train from Aberdeen

Trains From Aberdeen To Manchester depart from the city station situated close to the centre and near the quayside ferry terminals. The Aberdeen bus station is connected to the rail terminus by a walkway across Union Square. City bus services also stop nearby on Guild Street, Union Street and Market Street. There is a taxi rank just outside the station by the Union Square exit.

Getting into Manchester by Train

An important media hub and cultural centre, Manchester is renowned for its vibrant nightlife and live music scene. Visitor attractions include the 13th-century cathedral, the Lowry gallery and arts venue, and the famous football stadium at Old Trafford, popularly known as the Theatre of Dreams. Trains From Aberdeen To Manchester arrive at Piccadilly station, located on the eastern side of the city centre. Metrolink tram services stop at the station, providing connections across the city and region. Metroshuttle free buses operate a circular route from the station around the city centre. The taxi rank is located at the Fairfield Street entrance.

FAQs: Aberdeen to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Aberdeen to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Manchester can start from as little as £56 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Aberdeen to Manchester is £95; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Aberdeen to Manchester train travel time is 5 h 58 min   for the 252 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Aberdeen to Manchester leaves at 04: 57. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Aberdeen to Manchester leaves at 18: 18.
There are 6 trains a day from Aberdeen to Manchester which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, East Coast, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Aberdeen to Manchester train with TransPennine Express, East Coast, Virgin Trains, ScotRail, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Aberdeen to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Aberdeen to Manchester with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

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

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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Aberdeen to Manchester by train is September.
You have options as you can travel between Aberdeen and Manchester 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Aberdeen and Manchester

Aberdeen
Manchester
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 Manchester.
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