Duration 8h 18m
Distance 211.8 miles
Average price £129
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Aberdeen and Thurso takes 8h 18m and the fastest train takes 6h 1m. The train service runs several times per day from Aberdeen to Thurso. 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. Thurso
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£53 - £163

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Thurso via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Thurso is 114 miles. The road distance is 211.8 miles.

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

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

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There are 84+ hotels available in Thurso. Prices start at £53 per night.

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What companies run services between Aberdeen and Thurso?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Thurso via Inverness in around 7h.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £70

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