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Train Information to Aberdeen from Dundee

distanceDistance57 miles (92 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Dundee to Aberdeen cover the 57 miles (92 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Dundee and arrive in Aberdeen.

Train companies

Dundee to Aberdeen with CrossCountry

For as little as £10 you can travel by train from Dundee to Aberdeen with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

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

Looking to travel by train between Dundee and Aberdeen? Omio can help you find that perfect route with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Dundee to Aberdeen train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Dundee to Aberdeen, you can expect to travel 57 miles (92 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains from Dundee to Aberdeen in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Aberdeen from Dundee. Book that perfect Dundee to Aberdeen train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

Train information from Dundee to Aberdeen with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 9 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 1 a day

CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Dundee and Aberdeen:

  • 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
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Dundee and Aberdeen?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Dundee and Aberdeen for as little as £10  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Dundee to Aberdeen cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Dundee to Aberdeen is £12  one way.
What is the distance to Aberdeen from Dundee via train?
The Dundee to Aberdeen train distance is approximately 57 miles (92 km).
How long does it take from Dundee to Aberdeen by train?
On average the Dundee to Aberdeen train time is 1 h 7 min  covering the 57 miles (92 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Dundee to Aberdeen, which train station in Dundee do I depart from and which train station in Aberdeen do I arrive in?

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

Where is the train station in Dundee to go to Aberdeen? Where is the train station in Aberdeen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Dundee, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Dundee. The most popular arrival train station in Aberdeen, called Aberdeen, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Dundee to Aberdeen?
For the trip from Dundee to Aberdeen you can take a train with Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Aberdeen from Dundee on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there from Dundee to Aberdeen?
The average number of trains departing Dundee for Aberdeen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Dundee to Aberdeen? When does the last train depart from Dundee to Aberdeen?
The first train from Dundee to Aberdeen leaves at 07: 43   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 46. Omio shows you the latest train from Dundee to Aberdeen times to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book Dundee to Aberdeen train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Dundee to Aberdeen train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £12. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Dundee and Aberdeen. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dundee
Aberdeen
The major railway station for departures from Dundee is Dundee. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Dundee for your trip to Aberdeen from Dundee.