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from Cardiff to Aberdeen

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

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Travel Information between Cardiff and Aberdeen

distanceDistance392 miles (633 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £263 • 8 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAvanti West Coast

Travel 392 miles (633 km) by train to Aberdeen from Cardiff. Avanti West Coast is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Cardiff to Aberdeen.

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FAQs
What are my Cardiff to Aberdeen travel options?

Travel Cardiff to Aberdeen by train.

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

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Cardiff to Aberdeen. It takes on average 8 h 56 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Cardiff to Aberdeen?

You should expect to travel around 392 miles (633 km) from Cardiff to Aberdeen.

How many services a day are there between Cardiff and Aberdeen?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Aberdeen is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Cardiff and in Aberdeen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cardiff to Aberdeen:

  • Most travellers take a train from Cardiff Central to Aberdeen.
Which travel companies can get me from Cardiff to Aberdeen?

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

  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Aberdeen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Cardiff to Aberdeen tickets on Omio for £263.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cardiff to Aberdeen?
Your journey from Cardiff to Aberdeen doesn't have to end in Aberdeen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Edinburgh, London or Glasgow to your Cardiff to Aberdeen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Aberdeen today!
How early should I buy tickets from Cardiff to Aberdeen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Cardiff to Aberdeen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets cost £263 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Aberdeen from Cardiff online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.