Duration 8h 40m
Distance 319.6 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Castleford takes 8h 40m and the fastest train takes 6h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberdeen to Castleford. 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. Castleford
6h 25m
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£33 - £162

Aberdeen to Castleford train times

Trains run twice daily between Aberdeen and Castleford. The earliest departure is at 08:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Aberdeen is at 18:18 which arrives into Castleford at 06:05. All services require a transfer at Leeds and take an average of 8h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Aberdeen to Castleford? 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 Castleford. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Castleford via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 25m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Castleford is 239 miles. The road distance is 319.6 miles.

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Aberdeen to Castleford train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Aberdeen station.

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Aberdeen to Castleford train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leeds station.

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There are 439+ hotels available in Castleford. Prices start at £44 per night.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Castleford?

CrossCountry operates a train from Aberdeen to Castleford once daily. Tickets cost £100 - £160 and the journey takes 5h 47m. LNER also services this route 5 times a week.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £160
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
5 times a week
Estimated price
£29 - £45

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