Dundee to Aberdeen train

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Cheap train tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
06:421h17
Dundee
07:59Aberdeen
£91One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
07:231h21
Dundee
08:44Aberdeen
£131One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:461h16
Dundee
13:02Aberdeen
£191One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:501h16
Dundee
17:06Aberdeen
£191One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:411h11
Dundee
11:52Aberdeen
£271One-way
0 changes

Train timetableDundee to Aberdeen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 April
Scotrail
10:411h11
Dundee
11:52Aberdeen
0 changes
Scotrail
07:231h21
Dundee
08:44Aberdeen
0 changes
Scotrail
10:121h15
Dundee
11:27Aberdeen
0 changes
Scotrail
17:251h27
Dundee
18:52Aberdeen
0 changes
Cross Country
06:421h17
Dundee
07:59Aberdeen
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:461h16
Dundee
13:02Aberdeen
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:501h16
Dundee
17:06Aberdeen
0 changes

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Train times from Dundee to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 15 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 11 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

93 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Dundee for Aberdeen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Scotrail
10:411h11
Dundee
11:52Aberdeen
£271One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:121h15
Dundee
11:27Aberdeen
£281One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
11:461h16
Dundee
13:02Aberdeen
£191One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
15:501h16
Dundee
17:06Aberdeen
£191One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:421h17
Dundee
07:59Aberdeen
£91One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Dundee to Aberdeen

distanceDistance57 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Dundee to Aberdeen cover the 57 miles long route taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Dundee and arrive in Aberdeen.

Train companies: ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry trains Dundee to Aberdeen

You can travel by train between Dundee and Aberdeen with ScotRail, East Coast and CrossCountry for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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.

Dundee to Aberdeen train information with Caledonian Sleeper:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 26 min
  • Cheapest Price: £84
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

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. 

FAQs: Dundee to Aberdeen train

FAQs: Travel by train from Dundee 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Dundee to Aberdeen can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Dundee to Aberdeen is £18; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Dundee to Aberdeen train travel time is 1 h 9 min   for the 57 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Dundee to Aberdeen leaves at 06: 42. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Dundee to Aberdeen leaves at 23: 08.
There are 17 trains a day from Dundee to Aberdeen which require at least one change with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Dundee to Aberdeen you can take a train with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Dundee to Aberdeen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Dundee to Aberdeen with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

Passengers board the train most frequently from Dundee, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Aberdeen, located 0 miles (5 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Dundee to Aberdeen by train is February.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Aberdeen from Dundee including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Dundee and Aberdeen

Dundee
Aberdeen
Dundee is the most popular Dundee 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 Dundee for your journey to Aberdeen.
Amenities at station
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Dundee
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the layby on Riverside Drive, 200 yards from the station entrance

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