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Journey details

Best price 5 $
Journey duration 2 h 55 min
Connections per day 27
First departure: 05:48
Last departure: 22:26
Distance 149km

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Which rail companies offer connections by train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?

To get to Edinburgh by train, you can rely on Nationalrail, only an example among all our partners.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Edinburgh?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Edinburgh from 5,00 $. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 71,60 $.

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Trains from Aberdeen to Edinburgh


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Aberdeen and Edinburgh?

You can take the train to Edinburgh at Aberdeen [ ABD ], which arrives at Edinburgh [ EDB ].

Travelling by train to Edinburgh from Aberdeen: how many daily connections are there?

If you want to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by train, there are 20 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 15 routes, are direct lines and the rest, that is to say 4 routes include one or many changes. As a result, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change. Despite that, choosing an offer with an indirect line is sometimes the best way to travel efficiently especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute even though the trip is longer.

What time do the trains to Edinburgh leave and how long is the journey?

On average, it takes 4 hours and 3 minutes to get to Edinburgh by train, but you will need 2 hours and 49 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 05:03, whereas the last one leaves Aberdeen at 22:03.

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