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Dundee to Aberdeen Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
1 hours 15 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £14
Trains depart from:Dundee
Trains arrive in:Aberdeen
Distance:93 km
Train Companies:London North Eastern Railway, Scotrail
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Train from Dundee to Aberdeen with CrossCountry

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen from £14 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Dundee to Aberdeen you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Dundee to Aberdeen on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Dundee to Aberdeen train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 57 miles (92 km) route between Dundee and Aberdeen, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Dundee and Aberdeen in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Aberdeen from Dundee and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Dundee and Aberdeen with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Dundee to Aberdeen

Regular, scheduled trains run from Dundee to Aberdeen every day of the week. It is 66 miles from Dundee to Aberdeen, and relaxing rail journeys can take from just 1 hour 9 minutes.  Services are operated by Cross Country, LNER, and ScotRail. 

Dundee to Aberdeen Train Time: Daily Departures

During the week, trains to Aberdeen leave Dundee on at least an hourly basis from just after 06:00 a.m. daily. The final train of the day is usually at 11:00 p.m. and has a journey time of 1 hour 27 minutes. Over weekends there are up to 27 daily trains from Dundee to Aberdeen, so travellers can book tickets for any time of day.  

How long is the journey by train from Dundee to Aberdeen?

Most trains from Dundee to Aberdeen are direct, although some services require one change.  Fastest journey times are 1 hour 9 minutes, and average journey times are around 75 minutes. With up to 39 daily trains from Dundee to Aberdeen, there's sure to be a service to meet your needs. 

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Dundee to Aberdeen?

Departure train station: Dundee railway station. This is located in the centre of town, and has cycle stores, car parks, and a taxi rank. The railway station is served by a variety of local buses, and is also part of the Bike and Go cycle hire scheme. The railway station is within easy walking distance of the V&A Dundee and the Dundee Science Centre. Waiting rooms and seating are available for all passengers, and facilities at the station include baby changing, buffet dining, free WiFi, and a variety of shops. 

Arrival train station: Aberdeen Railway Station. This station is bang in the centre of the city, within easy walking distance of the Aberdeen Bus Station, and all local shopping. The station has a first class lounge, buffet and bar facilities, and a variety of shops. Local buses and taxis are available from the railway station, making it easy to access Aberdeen Airport, if required.  

Which train companies travel from Dundee to Aberdeen?

Three train companies operate routes from Dundee to Aberdeen. These are ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway (LNER), and Cross Country. Most trains are direct, although one change may be required at times. ScotRail provide most services to Aberdeen, and journey times range from just over one hour to up to 90 minutes. 

 ScotRail Dundee to Aberdeen

The ScotRail service to Aberdeen offers some of the fastest journey times, although really there is only about a 25 minute difference between slower and quicker providers. Expect at least one ScotRail train an hour during peak times of the day, and non-stop journeys taking from 69 minutes to 80 minutes. 

LNER Dundee to Aberdeen

LNER provide up to four daily trains from Dundee to Aberdeen, and journey times average 77 minutes.  First Class passengers with LNER benefit from use of comfortable First Class lounges at both Dundee and Aberdeen railway stations. 

Cross Country Dundee to Aberdeen

There may only be a couple of Cross Country trains from Dundee to Aberdeen each day, but this operator does run the first train of the morning which leaves Dundee at 06:42 a.m. on every day of the week. Journeys take from 60 minutes to 74 minutes, and the line up of Cross Country trains includes TurboStar and Voyager. 

Dundee to Aberdeen Trains: Services on Board

First class and standard tickets, and some form of onboard catering are available on all trains to Aberdeen. You may even discover some of Scotland's premium produce on board some trains, including local whisky and Scottish shortbread. Step-free access, onboard services, and assistance at rail stations are just some of the accessibility options available to passengers in wheelchairs or with reduced mobility. However, these should always be booked in advance. Cyclists can carry bikes onto most trains at no additional charge, although it is always a good idea to book in advance on busier services. The Bike and Go cycle hire service is also available at both Dundee and Aberdeen railway stations.  There is no limit to the amount of luggage that can be carried on trains from Dundee to Aberdeen, and pets can also be transported, but it's wise to check specific operator and pet transportation regulations beforehand. Some services provide quiet coaches. Free passenger WiFi is available on all trains to Aberdeen, but websites requiring high levels of bandwidth cannot always be accessed. 

How to find cheap train tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen?

It's always easy to find the cheapest tickets for trains from Dundee to Aberdeen using the Omio app. We advise being flexibility about your travel dates and travel times so that you can find the most affordable journeys, and booking your ticket in advance to secure the best price. 

Travel Tips

Trains from Dundee to Aberdeen
Travel by train to Aberdeen 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 Dundee to Aberdeen.
How much do cheap train tickets between Dundee and Aberdeen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Dundee to Aberdeen to cost as little as £15  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Aberdeen from Dundee?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Dundee to Aberdeen train prices are on average £18  one way.
What is the distance from Dundee to Aberdeen by train?
The Dundee to Aberdeen train distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km).
How many hours does it take from Dundee to Aberdeen by train?
The Dundee to Aberdeen train duration is on average 1 h 13 min, which is to be expected when travelling 57 miles (92 km) to Aberdeen from Dundee. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Dundee goes to Aberdeen? Which train station do I come into Aberdeen from Dundee?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Dundee   and arrive in Aberdeen.

Where do I find the Dundee train station to Aberdeen? Where is the Aberdeen train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Dundee, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dundee.

The most popular arrival train station, Aberdeen, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Aberdeen.

What train providers offer a service to Aberdeen from Dundee?
For the trip from Dundee to Aberdeen you can take a train with Scotrail or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Dundee to Aberdeen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure train times from Dundee to Aberdeen?
The first train from Dundee to Aberdeen leaves at 07: 43   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Dundee to Aberdeen times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Aberdeen from Dundee within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £18 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Aberdeen from Dundee are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey