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from Aberdeen to Manchester

You can get from Aberdeen to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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4 Dec
£150First Transpennine Express
£156Loganair
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5 Dec
£150Scotrail
£210Loganair
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6 Dec
£68First Transpennine Express
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7 Dec
£51First Transpennine Express
£120Loganair
Wed
8 Dec
£60Avanti West Coast
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9 Dec
£57First Transpennine Express
£135Loganair
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10 Dec
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11 Dec
£53Avanti West Coast
£120Loganair
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12 Dec
£121London North Eastern Railway
£119Loganair
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13 Dec
£62First Transpennine Express
£120Loganair
Tue
14 Dec
£62First Transpennine Express
£119Loganair
Wed
15 Dec
£62First Transpennine Express
£104Loganair
Thu
16 Dec
£62First Transpennine Express
£252Loganair
Fri
17 Dec
£62First Transpennine Express
£82Loganair
Sat
18 Dec
£63Avanti West Coast
£93Loganair
Sun
19 Dec
£112London North Eastern Railway
£93Loganair
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20 Dec
£49First Transpennine Express
£82Loganair
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22 Dec
£53Avanti West Coast
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Thu
23 Dec
£150First Transpennine Express
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Travel Information from Aberdeen to Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£39 - £149
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or First Transpennine Express

Travel 252 miles (407 km) by flight or train from Aberdeen to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £39. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Aberdeen to Manchester.

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Travel from Aberdeen to Manchester
Travel 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
How do I travel between Aberdeen and Manchester?

There are 2 ways to travel between Aberdeen and Manchester including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Manchester?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Aberdeen to Manchester, which costs on average £39.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

A flight is generally £111 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £149 from Aberdeen to Manchester.

What is the fastest way to get to Manchester from Aberdeen?

The quickest way to travel between Aberdeen and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 55 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Aberdeen and Manchester

Manchester is approximately 252 miles (407 km) away from Aberdeen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Aberdeen to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Manchester is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Manchester from Aberdeen as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Aberdeen to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Aberdeen to Manchester:

  • Flights most often depart from Aberdeen at Aberdeen Airport and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Aberdeen and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Aberdeen to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aberdeen to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • EasyJet can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Aberdeen to Manchester for £39.
  • First Transpennine Express can take you to Manchester by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for First Transpennine Express from Aberdeen to Manchester for £149.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Aberdeen?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Aberdeen to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aberdeen and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets to Manchester from Aberdeen online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Aberdeen to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £39 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £149 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Aberdeen to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.