Edinburgh to Aberdeen Train

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Edinburgh To Aberdeen Train Journey Information

  • Train fares from
    £5.00
  • Trains per day
    Around 33
  • Changes
    1 Change
  • Average journey time
    2h 57m
  • Fastest route
    2h 17m
  • Train operators
    CrossCountry, ScotRail, LNER

Edinburgh To Aberdeen Train Times

Thu 18 Aug, at 11:30
  1. 11:30
    Direct
    13:54
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Aberdeen
    2h 24m
  2. 12:01
    1 Change
    15:17
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Aberdeen
    3h 16m
  3. 13:30
    Direct
    15:53
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Aberdeen
    2h 23m
  4. 14:30
    Direct
    17:06
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Aberdeen
    2h 36m
  5. 15:30
    Direct
    17:55
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Aberdeen
    2h 25m

    Edinburgh To Aberdeen Train FAQs

  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen by train?
    It takes around 2 hours 57 minutes by train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
    Average journey time
    2h 57m
  • How much does the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen cost?
    Train tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen cost as little as £5.00 if you book in advance, and the train fares are often higher when purchased on the day. Ticket prices also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.
    Train fares from
    £5.00
  • What is the fastest journey from Edinburgh to Aberdeen by train?
    The fastest train will get you from Edinburgh to Aberdeen in 2 hours 17 minutes. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 010 minutes travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
    Fastest route
    2h 17m
  • What time does the last train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen leave?
    The last train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen departs at 20:34. Don’t miss it!
    Last train
    20:34
  • When can I catch the first train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?
    The first train leaves Edinburgh at 05:30. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
    First train
    05:30
  • How many trains a day are there from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?
    On an average weekday, around 33 trains travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. The first train departs Edinburgh some time after 05:30 with departures continuing at intervals, until 20:34.
    Trains per day
    33
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