Travel options
from Manchester to Aberdeen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Aberdeen on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:30Manchester7h15 06:45Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 changes
£371One-way
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23:30Manchester7h15 06:45Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 changes
£371One-way
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23:00Manchester, Airport7h45 06:45Aberdeen, Guild Street
1 changes
£431One-way
19:55Manchester Airport1h25 21:20Aberdeen Airport
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£1831One-way
16:00Manchester Airport1h20 17:20Aberdeen Airport
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£1831One-way

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Wed
27 Oct
£149London North Eastern Railway
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Thu
28 Oct
£150First Transpennine Express
£34Megabus
£165Loganair
Fri
29 Oct
£148London North Eastern Railway
£29Megabus
£42easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£150First Transpennine Express
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£144Loganair
Mon
1 Nov
£127London North Eastern Railway
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£143Loganair
Tue
2 Nov
£53London North Eastern Railway
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£144Loganair

Travel Information to Aberdeen from Manchester

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £148
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £49 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or First Transpennine Express

Travel 252 miles (407 km) by flight or train between Manchester and Aberdeen. 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 £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Aberdeen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester to Aberdeen
Travel 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 Manchester to Aberdeen.
FAQs
What are my Manchester to Aberdeen travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Manchester to Aberdeen: flight or train.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Aberdeen. Tickets for a flight cost on average £49.

This is compared to other travel options to Aberdeen:

A flight is about £100 less than a train, which costs on average £148 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Aberdeen?

The quickest way to travel to Aberdeen from 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, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 21 min.

How far is Aberdeen from Manchester?

The distance from Manchester to Aberdeen is approximately 252 miles (407 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Aberdeen is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Aberdeen?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Manchester Airport and arrive in Aberdeen Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Aberdeen.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Aberdeen?

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Aberdeen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Manchester to Aberdeen for £49 on Omio.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Aberdeen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Manchester to Aberdeen tickets on Omio for £148.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Aberdeen?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Aberdeen? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Aberdeen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London or Glasgow from Aberdeen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket from Manchester to Aberdeen online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £49 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £148 one way.

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