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Duration 8h 40m
Distance 519.9 miles
Average price £280
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Aberdeen takes 8h 40m and the fastest train takes 7h 53m. There is a train service every few hours from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberdeen. 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. London Kings Cross
  2. Edinburgh
  3. Aberdeen
8h 46m
£70 - £584

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberdeen train times

Trains run every two hours between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Aberdeen. The earliest departure is at 08:56 in the morning, and the last departure from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is at 17:51 which arrives into Aberdeen at 08:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arriving at Aberdeen via London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Aberdeen is 400 miles. The road distance is 519.9 miles.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberdeen train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberdeen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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There are 347+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Aberdeen?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Aberdeen via King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 8h 46m.
Train operators
LNER
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single
£170 - £240
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£270 - £390
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single
£220 - £320
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£350 - £500

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