Duration 5h 22m
Distance 136.2 miles
Average price £76
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Tain takes 5h 22m and the fastest train takes 3h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberdeen to Tain. 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. Inverness
  3. Tain
4h 23m
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£32 - £96

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Want to know about travelling from Aberdeen to Tain? 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 Tain. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Tain via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Tain is 87 miles. The road distance is 136.2 miles.

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

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Aberdeen to Tain train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Tain station.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Tain. Prices start at £54 per night.

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You can take a train from Aberdeen to Tain via Inverness in around 4h 23m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £70

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