Trains from York to Aberdeen

York to Aberdeen train information

York Aberdeen train map

Train duration 7h38m
Arrival Aberdeen, Scotland
Departure York, England
Distance 224 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £26.80
Average train price £38.00
  • The trains connecting York (Yorkshire and the Humber England) to Aberdeen (North Eastern Scotland) are run by Cross Country. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • There are 224 miles between the two cities and the average duration between York to Aberdeen is around 7h38m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Aberdeen from York, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.
  • We found trains from £26.80 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for York to Aberdeen train tickets

from £26.80 MORE 5h09m
Other modes of transport available
from £44.40 MORE 15h29m

York - Aberdeen prices calendar

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York - Aberdeen: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from York to Aberdeen in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £27 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 70% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for York to Aberdeen trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
£26.80 06/03/2020 10:54 2 months ago
£28.80 06/03/2020 15:55 2 months ago
£28.80 06/03/2020 17:55 2 months ago
£33.20 06/03/2020 09:54 2 months ago
£33.30 06/03/2020 19:05 Cross Country 2 months ago
£35.30 06/03/2020 16:55 2 months ago
£36.30 06/03/2020 13:35 2 months ago
£37.60 06/03/2020 11:55 2 months ago
£37.60 06/03/2020 11:55 2 months ago
£38.10 06/03/2020 12:35 2 months ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

York Aberdeen train

Discount York - Aberdeen train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your York Aberdeen train ticket.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate 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 York Aberdeen ticket is £37.32 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £37.32: £88/£37.32 = 2.36. It will take you on average 3 trips from Aberdeen to York (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
York to Aberdeen train £37.32 £24.88 £12.44 2.36

(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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