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

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Train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$165 - $267

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$41 - $53

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Train via Edinburgh  •  8 h 12 min

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

$141 - $300

Night train, train, bus  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Aberdeen to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to St Margaret's Bus Station

$66 - $111

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Leicester 443.8 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  5 h

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

$84 - $237

Train to Edinburgh, fly to East Midlands  •  6 h 1 min

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

$73 - $275

Fly Aberdeen to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$94 - $271

Fly Aberdeen to Manchester, train  •  6 h 20 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

$80 - $208

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester is to fly and train which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5 h.

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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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 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 7 h 51 min.

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

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs £120 - £210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Aberdeen to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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Aberdeen to Leicester train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Leicester is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs £120 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 315.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Leicester via Chesterfield in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Leicester via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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 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 Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
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
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
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Chesterfield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 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 Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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 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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Night train from Aberdeen to Crewe
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$45 - $70
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
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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

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Aberdeen to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Aberdeen to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Leicester is 444 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to drive from Aberdeen to Leicester.

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