There are 9 ways to get from London to Aberdeen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ

$72 - $242

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$40 - $55

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Fly from London City  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LCY - ABZ

$74 - $220

Fly from London Gatwick  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LGW - ABZ

$56 - $210

Train to London Luton, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LTN - ABZ

$62 - $218

Train to Norwich, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NWI - ABZ

$128 - $311

Train LNER  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

$60 - $120

Train CrossCountry  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Aberdeen

$216 - $334

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from London to Aberdeen 538.1 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Aberdeen. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between London and Aberdeen is 400 miles. The road distance is 538.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from London to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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London to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Aberdeen train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Aberdeen is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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London to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from London to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 399.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between London, England and Aberdeen, Scotland?

British Airways, Flybe and KLM fly from London to Aberdeen every 3 hours. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London to Aberdeen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 7 h 4 min. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route once a week.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Norwich to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$202
Sleeper Seat
$60 - $90
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com

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London to Aberdeen train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Aberdeen is 538 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 50 min to drive from London to Aberdeen.

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KLM, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 322+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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