Duration 8h 38m
Distance 525 miles
Average price £70
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Balham takes 8h 38m and the fastest train takes 7h 15m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberdeen to Balham. 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. Edinburgh
  3. Balham
7h 45m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£46 - £132

Aberdeen to Balham train times

Trains run every two hours between Aberdeen and Balham. The service departs Aberdeen at 21:43 at night, which arrives into Balham at 10:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 38m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aberdeen to Balham? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Balham station. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Balham station via Edinburgh and King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Balham is 404 miles. The road distance is 525 miles.

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

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Aberdeen to Balham train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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There are 11060+ hotels available in Balham. Prices start at £80 per night.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Balham?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Balham via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, and King's Cross St. Pancras station in around 7h 45m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Once a week
Estimated price
£47 - £52

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