Trains from London to Aberdeen

London to Aberdeen train information

London Aberdeen train map

Train duration 8h13m
Arrival Aberdeen, Scotland
Departure London, England
Distance 398 Miles
Lowest train price from £68.50
Average train price £146.00
  • There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from London in England to Aberdeen in Scotland as well as the train operator for this journey.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Aberdeen from London. The average train time from London to Aberdeen is 8h13m to cover the 398 miles.
  • The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £68.50 one way.

Best prices for London to Aberdeen train tickets

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London - Aberdeen: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets London to Aberdeen are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £44 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £85 for your train. Thus, you may save 48% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for London to Aberdeen trains

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

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The most efficient way to pay less on your London Aberdeen train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a London Aberdeen ticket is £145.83 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £145.83: £88/£145.83 = 0.6. It will take you approximately 1 trips from Aberdeen to London (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £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
London to Aberdeen train £145.83 £97.22 £48.61 0.61

(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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