Trains from Aberdeen to Manchester

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Aberdeen to Manchester train information

Aberdeen Manchester train map

Train duration 7h38m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Aberdeen, Scotland
Distance 254 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £21.20
Average train price £59.00

Which operators can I use?

The trip between Aberdeen, located in Scotland and Manchester, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Cross Country, ScotRail.

How much times does it take?

On average, the journey takes around 7h38m by train because of the 254 miles to travel to Manchester from Aberdeen. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £21.20 one way.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Manchester train tickets

from £21.20 MORE 6h23m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £19.30 MORE 9h06m
from £10.60 MORE 8h17m
Flight
from £29.10 MORE 10h35m

Aberdeen - Manchester prices calendar

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

  july september   august
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
19
20
21
22
23
24

Megabus£28

National Express£65

Loco2£58

25

Megabus£26

National Express--

Loco2£63

26
27
28
29
30
31
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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 Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Aberdeen
08:20
Manchester Deansgate
14:09
5h49m Cross Country
Aberdeen
09:04
Manchester Oxford Road
15:19
6h15m ScotRail
Aberdeen
11:02
Manchester Oxford Road
17:20
6h18m ScotRail
Aberdeen
13:12
Manchester Oxford Road
19:19
6h07m ScotRail
Aberdeen
13:57
Manchester Oxford Road
20:20
6h23m ScotRail
Aberdeen
16:02
Manchester Oxford Road
22:06
6h04m ScotRail
Aberdeen
18:18
Manchester Piccadilly
00:26
6h08m ScotRail
Tomorrow
Aberdeen
12:45
Manchester Oxford Road
19:21
6h36m ScotRail
Aberdeen
15:09
Manchester Oxford Road
21:21
6h12m ScotRail
Aberdeen
15:28
Manchester Oxford Road
22:20
6h52m ScotRail
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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, 8 trains from Aberdeen to Manchester are being operated today and 5 tomorrow. The first Aberdeen Manchester train departs at 07:07 and the last one departs at 18:18. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Aberdeen - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£31

60

£29

30

£56

15

£56

7

£71

3

£74

1

£77

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Aberdeen to Manchester will increase the closer you get to your departure day. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £29 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £77 for your journey. Thus, you can save 63% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Aberdeen to Manchester trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£21.20 17/09/2019 14:52 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£21.20 17/09/2019 17:15 ScotRail 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£21.20 17/09/2019 17:15 ScotRail 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Piccadilly
£21.20 17/09/2019 19:16 ScotRail 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Deansgate
£31.00 17/09/2019 09:52 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£32.70 07/09/2019 14:52 1 day ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£32.70 31/08/2019 14:52 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£37.00 31/08/2019 16:02 ScotRail 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£37.00 31/08/2019 13:57 ScotRail 5 days ago
Aberdeen
Manchester
Oxford Road
£37.10 17/09/2019 13:12 ScotRail 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Aberdeen Manchester train

Discount Aberdeen - Manchester train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Aberdeen Manchester 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can calculate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Aberdeen Manchester ticket is £58.68 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £58.68: £88/£58.68 = 1.5. It will take you about 2 trips from Manchester to Aberdeen (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Manchester train £58.68 £39.12 £19.56 1.5

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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