Duration 5h 9m
Distance 247.1 miles
Average price £85
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Durham takes 5h 9m and the fastest train takes 4h 17m. There is a train service every few hours from Aberdeen to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Edinburgh

  1. Aberdeen
  2. Edinburgh
  3. Durham
4h 32m
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£24 - £161

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Durham. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Durham is 166 miles. The road distance is 247.1 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Durham?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Durham via Edinburgh in around 4h 32m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75

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