There are 12 ways to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$102 - $158

Cheapest option

Fly Aberdeen to London Luton, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Luton (LTN) ABZ - LTN
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$59 - $216

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Train via Edinburgh  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Cambridge

$111 - $230

Train via Chesterfield  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Cambridge

$214 - $342

Bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 727 / ...

$201 - $235

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Cambridge 489 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Aberdeen to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Heathrow (LHR) ABZ - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$72 - $247

Fly Aberdeen to London City, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London City (LCY) ABZ - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$97 - $258

Fly Aberdeen to Norwich, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$107 - $286

Fly Aberdeen to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Gatwick (LGW) ABZ - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge

$74 - $224

Train to Edinburgh, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Stansted (STN) EDI - STN

$60 - $260

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$134 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge is to fly and train which costs £45 - £170 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge is to fly and train which costs £70 - £200 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Cambridge via Peterborough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Cambridge is 355 miles. The road distance is 489 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs £75 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Aberdeen to Cambridge train services, operated by LNER, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge is to train which takes 7 h 57 min and costs £75 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £150 - £180 and takes 14 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 354.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Cambridge via Peterborough in around 7 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Cambridge via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Aberdeen to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Aberdeen to London City via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Aberdeen to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Aberdeen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Single
$150 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$170 - $250
Train from Leicester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Aberdeen, Scotland to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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