Trains from Bristol to Aberdeen

Bristol to Aberdeen train information

Bristol Aberdeen train map

Train duration -
Arrival Aberdeen, Scotland
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 394 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Bristol (South West England) to Aberdeen (North Eastern Scotland). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to cover the 394 miles from Bristol to Aberdeen.

Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Aberdeen train tickets

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Bristol - Aberdeen prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bristol to Aberdeen 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.

Bristol - Aberdeen: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to purchase your train tickets Bristol to Aberdeen. The figures show that booking your train from Bristol to Aberdeen in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £145 when booking 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £168 if you get your ticket 2 months in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to purchase your seat is 1 day in advance as it is 14% cheaper than 2 months in advance.

Best prices for Bristol to Aberdeen trains

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

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Discount Bristol - Aberdeen train tickets

The best way to pay less on your Bristol Aberdeen train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Bristol to Aberdeen? Grab your calculator, considering:

    A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Bristol Aberdeen ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Bristol to Aberdeen (one way trip).

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult 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
Bristol to Aberdeen train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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