There are 11 ways to get from Aberdeen to Leicester by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$86 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...

$48 - $60

9 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Heathrow (LHR) ABZ - LHR
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$69 - $277

Fly Aberdeen to London Luton, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Luton (LTN) ABZ - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester

$76 - $247

Fly Aberdeen to Manchester, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$78 - $214

Fly Aberdeen to Humberside, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Humberside (HUY) ABZ - HUY
  2. Take the train from Barnetby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$112 - $328

Train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA

$76 - $281

Train  •  8 h

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

$165 - $263

Train via Newcastle  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$130 - $330

Bus, train  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange M20
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$68 - $133

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Leicester 443.8 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 14 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester is to fly and train which costs £55 - £190 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Leicester is 315 miles. The road distance is 443.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Aberdeen to Leicester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Leicester via Chesterfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Leicester via Chesterfield in around 8 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Leicester via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 14 h 16 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Humberside via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
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 - $260
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Train from Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Barnetby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 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 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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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
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 Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) to Meadowhall Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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