Trains from Aberdeen to Inverness

Aberdeen to Inverness train information

Aberdeen Inverness train map

Train duration 2h20m
Arrival Inverness, Scotland
Departure Aberdeen, Scotland
Distance 83 Miles
Train operators ScotRail
Lowest train price from £9.10
Average train price £25.00

The route connecting Aberdeen, which is in Scotland and Inverness, located in Scotland is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: ScotRail.

There are 83 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Aberdeen to Inverness is normally 2h20m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Inverness from Aberdeen, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £9.10. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Inverness train tickets

from £9.10 MORE 2h13m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £41.30 MORE 5h46m
from £9.90 MORE 4h36m
Flight
from £63.12 MORE 13h34m

Aberdeen - Inverness prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Aberdeen to Inverness

When are the next trains to Inverness?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Aberdeen
18:22
Inverness
20:31
2h09m ScotRail
Aberdeen
20:14
Inverness
22:29
2h15m ScotRail
Aberdeen
22:00
Inverness
00:08
2h08m ScotRail

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 10 trains from Aberdeen to Inverness are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Aberdeen Inverness train departs at 07:15 while the last train departs at 22:00. The first and last departure hours might change from one day to another and there might be less trains during weekends and bank holidays. Train companies can as well adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Aberdeen - Inverness: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£6

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£10

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£13

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£15

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£20

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£27

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Aberdeen to Inverness in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £6 when booking your ticket 2 months in advance which is 81% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Inverness trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Aberdeen and Inverness by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Inverness to Aberdeen and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 20:19 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 08:22 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 20:19 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 15:27 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 15:27 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 18:20 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 18:20 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£12.30 24/12/2019 07:21 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£17.00 24/12/2019 11:56 ScotRail 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Inverness
£17.00 24/12/2019 10:12 ScotRail 7 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Aberdeen Inverness train

Discount Aberdeen - Inverness train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Aberdeen Inverness train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Aberdeen Inverness ticket is £24.59 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £24.59: £88/£24.59 = 3.58. It will take you on average 4 trips from Inverness to Aberdeen (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Aberdeen to Inverness train £24.59 £16.39 £8.20 3.59

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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