Duration 6h 57m
Distance 322 miles
Average price £150
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Atherton takes 6h 57m and the fastest train takes 5h 36m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberdeen to Atherton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Aberdeen
  2. Haymarket
  3. Atherton
6h 30m
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£90 - £355

Aberdeen to Atherton train times

Trains run every four hours between Aberdeen and Atherton. The earliest departure is at 05:49 in the morning, and the last departure from Aberdeen is at 21:31 which arrives into Atherton at 09:56. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Atherton. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Atherton via Haymarket and Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Atherton is 252 miles. The road distance is 322 miles.

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Aberdeen to Atherton train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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Aberdeen to Atherton train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Atherton?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Atherton via Haymarket, Wigan North Western, and Wigan Wallgate in around 6h 30m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Once a week
Estimated price
£43 - £48

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